Tapioca Pearls with Coconut Milk and Banana

Chè Chuối

Preparation info
  • Makes:

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      35 min

Appears in
Instant Pot Asian Pressure Cooker Meals: Fast, Fresh & Affordable

By Patricia Tanumihardja

Published 2020

  • About

Tapioca pearls are made from cassava root. I love them in this Vietnamese dessert (che) made with coconut milk and bananas.


  • ½ cup (75 g) small tapioca pearls
  • 1 (13½-ounce/<


  1. Rinse the tapioca pearls in a fine-mesh strainer to remove excess starch. Drain over the sink while you prepare the rest of the ingredients.
  2. Pour 1 cup (240 ml) water into th