Sagu (Brazilian Grape Tapioca)

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Muffin Goddess

Posted for ZWT, untried by me thus far. Adapted from "Delightful Brazilian Cooking" by Eng Tie Ang. For a different taste, add half grape juice concentrate and half sweetened red wine .

Top Review by Coasty

Sago is one of my favourite desserts, I like the texture. So I give this 5 stars! The only tweaking I did was the addition of 2 tbspn coconut milk to make it a bit creamier. Thanks for posting Muffin Goddess. Made for ZWT 7.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 quart water
  • 1 cup sweetened grape juice concentrate (or 1/2 cup grape juice concentrate and 1/2 cup sweetened red wine)
  • 1 cup tapioca (sagu, not minute tapioca)


  1. Bring the water to a boil in a medium saucepan.
  2. Add the grape juice concentrate and the tapioca pearls. Cook uncovered over low heat, stirring occasionally, for 20 minutes or until the tapioca is soft and clear.
  3. Chill before serving.

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