Vung Tau Restaurant: Recipe

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Recipe Name: Che Chuoi (warm bananas and tapioca pearls in coconut)
Recipe Chef: Nuan Hyhnh
Type of Cuisine: Traditional Vietnamese
Food Category: Dessert

Recipe Description:
A traditional Vietnamese dessert.

Serves: 4



6 small ripe bananas, peeled
5 tablespoons sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 14-oz can coconut milk
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup of tapioca pearls
Roasted unsalted peanuts, chopped, for garnish
Toasted sesame seeds, for garnish


1. Sprinkle the bananas with sugar and salt and set aside.

2. Soak tapioca pearls for 30 minutes and drain.

3. In a deep saucepan, heat the coconut milk and water over medium heat for 14 minutes. Add tapioca and continue heating for another minute.

4. Serve topped with peanuts and sesame seeds.

Serving Suggestions:
Serve in individual bowls.

Beverage Suggestions:
Jasmine tea or coffee.