Coconut Pumpkin Taro Dessert Recipe

January 14, 2023  Cambodia Recipe Avatar
Coconut Pumpkin Taro Dessert Recipe

Coconut Pumpkin Taro Dessert Recipe is very common in Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam. Asian people love using pumpkins in their desserts and this is a great example with pumpkin stewed in coconut milk.


2 ½ cups of Japanese Pumpkin cut to bite size (you need pumpkin that is sticky to make this dessert)
2 ½ cups of Taro roots cut to bite size (wash) if you don’t have taro use potato
1 can of coconut cream or coconut milk
2 cup of water
1/4 tablespoon of salt
1 tablespoon of Vanilla extract
1/2 cup of white sugar
1/2 cup of brown sugar

Directions to make Coconut Pumpkin Taro Dessert Recipe

  1. In a medium pot boil coconut milk and water with salt
  2. When the water is boiling add taro and pumpkin, cook until the pumpkin and taro is tender
  3. Then add sugar, and vanilla extract
  4. Cook until all the pumpkin and taro is done turn the heat off
  5. Serve warm or cool.
  6. Sometime I save a bit of coconut cream to add on top before serving if you do that you have to

serve it warm not cold.

Thank you and enjoy it.


Related Recipe: Bitter Melon soup with Pork Recipe

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2

Calories Per Serving: 837

% Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate ‏145g 53%
Total Fat ‏30g 38%
Saturated Fat ‏26g 130%
Dietary Fiber ‏15g 54%
Protein ‏7g 14%
Sodium ‏936mg 41%
Sugars ‏101g 202%


45 min


30 min




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