Preparation info
  • Serves

    6–8 kids

    • Difficulty


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By Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

Published 2009

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  • ½ cup cold water
  • Takmaria – small black seeds you can buy in Asian shops (I have no anglicized name for them)
  • 1 tsp


  • Rinse the takmaria in a sieve, then soak them for four hours until they resemble tiny, plump, glassy beads or caviar (kids love the texture).
  • Whiz all but the takmaria in a liquidizer and serve with ice cubes and the takmaria in fat glasses with spoons to swoop it up.