Banana & Coconut Dessert - Balinese Style
Cuisine: Balinese
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Serves: 8
  • 200gr rice flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 8 small banana's (lady fingers ideal)
  • 2 litre's water (to boil the banana)
  • pandan leaf (from pandanus tree) - optional
  • 200gr grated coconut (or desiccated or shredded)
  • Sauce
  • 150gr palm sugar or coconut sugar
  • 150gr water
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  1. Put the 2 litre's of water in a large pot over a medium heat and bring to the boil with the pandan leaf (about 10cm of the leaf).
  2. In the mean time mix the rice flour with the salt and water, mix together until smooth.
  3. Peel the banana's and dip into the batter, covering the banana's with the batter.
  4. With tongs place the banana's one by one into the boiling water and let cook for 3 minutes.
  5. Remove the banana's from the water and roll in the grated coconut.
  6. To make the sauce mix all the ingredients together in a small saucepan and simmer over a medium heat.
  7. Stir and simmer for 5 minutes or until the sauce thickens.
  8. Place the banana's on a plate and serve with the sauce.
Recipe by Real Food Pledge at