Saksak (Papuan Sweet Sago Dumpling)

Recipe by Missy Wombat
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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
YIELD: 1 batch
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 6
    cups ground sago (cassava/tapioca/manioc)
  • 4
    ripe bananas, mashed
  • 3 -5
    banana leaves
  • 6
    coconuts, milk of
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mix the ground sago and the 4 ripe bananas together well.
  • Heat the banana leaves over the fire to soften them.
  • Cut the banana leaves into little rectangular pieces and wrap the sago in these pieces.
  • Pop the wrapped sago into boiling hot water in a pot.
  • Let these boil for about 20 minutes.
  • Prepare another pot of creamed coconut milk.
  • Squeeze the milk out of the 6 coconuts and boil this milk until it comes to boiling point.
  • Take the sago out of the boiling water, unwrap it from the banana wrap and drop the sago into the boiling coconut milk.
  • Let cook for another 20 minutes.
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