Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Desserts & Drinks)

Banana Sago Recipe

(Che Chuoi Chung)

Ingredients : Serves 4


200 g

1/4 teaspoon

500 ml

250 ml


100 g

Ripe bananas, peeled



Coconut milk


Screwpine leaves

Sago, soaked for 2 hours

Ground, roasted peanuts (groundnuts)

or toasted sesame seeds

Method :
  • Sprinkle bananas with some sugar and salt.

  • Combine half the coconut milk, water, remaining sugar and salt and screwpine leaves in a saucepan. Cook over medium heat for 10 minutes, stirring often.

  • Add bananas and sago. When bananas are well-cooked, add remaining coconut milk and remove from heat.

  • Allow to cool then serve sprinkled with peanuts and sesame seeds.

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