Kuih Sagu Kukus (Steamed Sago Cake) Recipe

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Pandan flavored sago, steamed and rolled over fresh grated coconut.

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Servings: 6 person


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  • 200g/1 packet sago - soak in water for about an hour. In between rinse two or three times and drain off the water
  • 4 to 5 pandan/screwpine leaves
  • 2 1/2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp cornflour (to bind sago together)
  • Fresh grated coconut - as needed
  • Pinch of salt


  1. Blend/process pandan leaves with half cup of water.
  2. Strain to extract the juice.
  3. Pour into soaked sago.
  4. Set aside for half an hour - to color and scent the sago.
  5. Drain off the juice,
  6. Gently mix sago with sugar and cornflour.
  7. Add into a lightly oiled baking tray/pan.
  8. Steam till sago is translucent.
  9. Remove from steamer and carefully cut into pieces.
  10. Roll over coconut mixed with a pinch of salt.
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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 40g
Recipe makes 6 servings
Calories 146  
Calories from Fat 97 66%
Total Fat 11.57g 14%
Saturated Fat 10.23g 41%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 33mg 1%
Potassium 126mg 4%
Total Carbs 11.4g 3%
Dietary Fiber 3.2g 11%
Sugars 7.4g 5%
Protein 1.26g 2%


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