Monday, July 05, 2010

Bo Bo Cha Cha

500g (1 lb.) sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into cubes
500g (1 lb.) yam peeled and cut into cubes

Colourful Tapioca cubes:
150g (5 oz.) tapioca flour
1/8 tsp. salt
50mL (2 fluid oz.) boiling water
a little red, yellow and green food colouring. (optional)

Soup base :
1500mL (6 1/4 cups) coconut thin milk, squeezed from 1 1/2 coconuts
250g (9 oz.) sugar
3 pandan leaves (screwpine), for flavour
1/2 tsp. salt

Put sweet potatoes and Yam into a steaming tray and steam with high heat for 20 minutes until soft.

Colourful tapioca flour cubes:
Put tapioca flour and salt into a mixing bowl; pour in boiling water and stir well. Cover and leave aside for 15 minutes.

*Do not add too much water.