Monday, September 23, 2013

Sweet potato compote

Sweet potato compote or Kolak ubi is Indonesian traditional dessert made with palm sugar,pandan leaf and coconut milk as basic ingredients, it is served either hot freshly cooked or cold.
for more taste I add ginger root,cinnamon stick and grated nutmeg.

- 1 pound / 2 large size sweet potato
- 2 cup coconut milk
- 2 cup water
- 1/2 cup palm sugar
- 2 pandan leaves
- 2 inch fresh ginger
- 1 cinnamon stick
- 1/2 teaspoon grated nutmeg
- pinch of salt

Preparations :
Peel sweet potato and cut in cube,bring to simmer with mixed coconut milk and water, add palm sugar,pandan leaves,cinnamon stick, fresh ginger, grated nutmeg and pinch of salt, Simmer sweet potato until cook/soft.
ready to serve freshly cook,hot or cold.


Navaneetham Krishnan said...

Being the typical Asian, I am jumping here. You just got me worked up and I should be making it this weekend. A few pieces of daun pandan will do in too.

Pam said...

Looks and sounds delicious.

Anonymous said...

This compote is literrary a new vocab for me Ridwan,
i guess i've never add any nutmeg to this dessert before, intriguing to give it a try...

Kanak Hagjer said...

There's always something new that I find here. Simple and amazing!

Amila Wickramarachchi said...

this looks delicious...I have tasted another dessert a bit similar to this with sweet potatoes.So I am sure this is so yummy!

Guru Uru said...

This compote is colourful and delicious, bookmarked :D


Elisabeth Foodandthrift said...

Ridwan, your sweet potato compote, is so inviting, perfect and super yummy!

Liz Berg said...

From my initial first glance, this looked like a side dish! Fun to find out that it's a yummy dessert!

Ramona W said...

What a clever dessert!! I have only used sweet potatoes in sweet potato pie.. glad to see it in more desserts. :)

cquek said...

i love to have that soup.

Angie Schneider said...

A very inviting sweet potato compote!

Anita Jacobson said...

I am drooling over your Kolak Ubi :D Lovely photos as always.