Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Abuk-abuk Sago (Tradition recipe)

I am submitting this post to Aspiring Bakers #12: Traditional Kueh (October 2011) hosted by Small Small Baker.


200g sago
120g grated white coconut
1/2tsp salt
1tbsp pandan juice

50g gula melaka (chopped)
1tbsp sugar

1sheet banana leaf

1. Cut out 11-12pcs of 20cm by 15cm banana leaves.
2. Scald banana leaves in boiling water till it soften, dry it and put aside.
3. Soak sago for 15mins and drain well.
4. Mix sago, grated coconut, salt and pandan juice together.
5. Stir until well combined.
6. Mix chopped gula melaka and sugar together.
7. Fashion the rectangular banana leaf into cone-shape.
8. Fill 1tbsp of sago mixture, with the back of the spoon press the sago lightly.
9. Fill 1tsp of gula melaka mixture, cover it with another tablespoon of sago mixture and press lightly.
10.Fold in the opening to overlap the leaf and fastened it with a toothpick.
11.Steam in a preheated steamer at high heat for 15-20mins.
12.Leave to cool and serve.


Eileen@Hundred Eighty Degrees said...

Looks good!

rahel said...

Waaa..sedapnya abuk2 sagu..jarang2 dapat makan ni..

DG said...

You are really good in wrapping this, they look pretty :)

Quay Po Cooks said...

This looks great. I love sago and I am sure I would love this kueh!

Happy Flour said...

Hi Eileen, Rahel, DG and Quay Po Cooks,

Thanks for all your nice words. :)

ann low said...

I made this yesterday but in a different method. Your Abuk-abuk sago is so nicely wrapped like Bah Zhang very nice.

Happy Flour said...

Hi Anncoo,

Thanks :). There are a lot of difference version and recipes on abuk-abuk sago. This is the traditional recipe for abuk-abuk sago which I had kept for decade.

Abuk-abuk Sago said...

great job! pls do check out my version of abok sago too. take care and have fun experimenting!

Happy Flour said...


I bet you are also a kueh lover too as from your blog you had shared a lot of very nice kuehs recipe too.

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