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Taro in Sweetened Coconut Milk. (Porc Loy Gaiw)

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“I first had this dessert on an island in Thailand in 2003. This recipe is from Appon's Thai Food Recipes website. It says to serve it hot, but I personally prefer it chilled as I think the taro has time to soak in the sugar.”
READY IN:
35mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Peel and chop the taro into small squares and rinse.
  2. Boil in the 300ml water for 20 minutes.
  3. In a separate saucepan, mix the sugar and 100 ml water, boil until the sugar has dissolved, then leave to cool to form a light syrup.
  4. Warm the coconut milk in a saucepan, until its just warmed through and steaming.
  5. Serve the taro in a bowl, with warmed coconut milk and some of the sugar syrup poured over it, or put it in the fridge until chilled.

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