Sugar Palm Fruit Dessert

Sugar Palm Fruit Dessert



Calories in serving



30 min


30 min

Palm fruit is a very delicious jelly like fruit which is highly nutritious too. They are seasonal fruits that we find in summer. I have loved them since childhood and have had them in many ways. It is a popular Asian recipe, especially in Cambodia enjoy cooking this food serve as dessert. It is my best choose, Sugar Palm Fruit Dessert. 


cup glutinous rice soaked (1hr) and strained1
cup white tapioca pearl/sago soaked (10 mins) and strained½
tin palm fruit (200 g), drained and sliced 1 cm thick1
cup coconut milk/cream1
tsp sea salt½
cup palm sugar½
cup water2

Directions to make Sugar Palm Fruit Dessert

  1. Put water to a medium size pot and bring to boil.
  2. Add rice and cook for 15 mins over medium heat.
  3. Next add palm fruit, sugar, salt and half of the coconut. Stir gently over low heat and let it simmer until the rice softens.
  4. And add sago and stir gently until the sago becomes translucent.
  5. Turn off heat and let it rest for 15 mins.
  6. Using a ladle, pour into individual bowls. Finish with 1 tbsp of remaining coconut cream on the top in each bowls.


  1. Serve warm.
  2. If left over, keep refrigerated for up to 2 days and reheat in pot.

Enjoy it with me

Related: Khmer Taro Pork Spring Roll

Search Term: Khmer and Cambodia Food, Khmer recipe , Asian recipes, Sugar Palm Fruit Dessert

Recipe By

Cambodia Recipe Avatar

Share & Print


No Comments

    Leave a Reply