Sweet potatoes in coconut syrup

Kolak Ubi

Preparation info
  • to serve

    four to six

    • Difficulty


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By Sri Owen

Published 1980

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This is a simple way to cook sweet potatoes, to serve as a sweet.


  • 500 g (1 lb) sweet potatoes
  • 2 cups thick santen (coconut


Peel and wash the sweet potatoes and cut them into small squares. Boil these in 2 cups of water for 10 minutes, then drain them.

In another saucepan, simmer the santen with a pinch of salt and the br