Sakoo Paik Cantaloupe (Sweet Tapioca with Cantaloupe)

Sweet Tapioca with Cantaloupe is yummy Thai dessert called "Sakoo Paik Cantaloupe" from simple ingredients. Salty and sweet taste fresh cold by cantaloupe.

  • 1 cup small tapioca pearls 
  • 1 ripe cantaloupe
  • 1 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Divide cantaloupe in half, remove seed and spoon like a ball.
  • Heat sugar and 1/2 cup of water in a pot on medium heat, stir until dissolve, bring to boil for a few minutes, remove from heat and place it in a bowl.
  • Boil coconut milk on medium heat, add salt, stir together. 
  • Remove from heat and place it in a bowl.
  • Wash and drain tapioca pearls (run water through, don't stir). 
  • Add 3 cup of water in a pot, bring to boil on medium heat, transfer tapioca pearls in a pot, stir regularly.
  • Stir tapioca pearls until cook (look clear outside and be sticky), remove from heat.
  • Transfer cooked tapioca pearls into sifter, wash thoroughly and stir to remove sticky paste, then place in a bowl. 
  • Add syrup, mix together, and taste for sweetness.
  • Spoon cooked tapioca pearls in dessert bowl, place cantaloupe balls, add coconut milk, and stir together.
  • Before serving, place coconut milk on top for creamy flavor.