Khanom Yok Manee (Pandanus Tapioca Pearls Pudding)

Pandanus Tapioca Pearls Pudding also know as "Kanom Yok Manee" in Thai. Like many Thai desserts, this pudding tastes salty-sweet and includes a coconut for texture. The green color comes from pandanus juice.

  • Wash the tapioca pearls, discarding all the dirt drain and set aside.
  • Toss the grated coconut and salt, steam until heated through, then set aside.
  • Bring the water to the boil and pour over the tapioca pearls.
  • Add sugar and tapioca flour stirring to combine.
  • Follow with the pandanus juice, and stir again.
  • Fill each foil cup with the sweet pearls;
  • Arrange on the steamer and steam over boiling water on high heat for 10 minutes, or until done.
  • Sprinkle the salted coconut over the top as garnish.
Tip: Tapioca flour can be substituted by corn flour.