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    Taro in Sweetened Coconut Milk. (Porc Loy Gaiw)

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    35 mins

    5 mins

    30 mins

    Shake'n'Cake's Note:

    I first had this dessert on an island in Thailand in 2003. This recipe is from Appon's Thai Food Recipes website. It says to serve it hot, but I personally prefer it chilled as I think the taro has time to soak in the sugar.

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    1. 1
      Peel and chop the taro into small squares and rinse.
    2. 2
      Boil in the 300ml water for 20 minutes.
    3. 3
      In a separate saucepan, mix the sugar and 100 ml water, boil until the sugar has dissolved, then leave to cool to form a light syrup.
    4. 4
      Warm the coconut milk in a saucepan, until its just warmed through and steaming.
    5. 5
      Serve the taro in a bowl, with warmed coconut milk and some of the sugar syrup poured over it, or put it in the fridge until chilled.

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    Nutritional Facts for Taro in Sweetened Coconut Milk. (Porc Loy Gaiw)

    Serving Size: 1 (200 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 259.0
    Calories from Fat 97
    Total Fat 10.8 g
    Saturated Fat 9.6 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 11.3 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 42.2 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
    Sugars 37.4 g
    Protein 1.2 g

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