Banana with Coconut milk and Tapioca

Nam Van Mak Kuay

Preparation info

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Traditional Recipes of Laos

By Phia Sing

Published 1981

  • About


  • 15 dessert bananas (the kind called mak kuay nam would be used in Laos)
  • 2 coconuts—grate the meat and make 10 cups


Peel the bananas and cut each into three.

Pour the 9 cups of coconut milk into a large cooking pot, add the pieces of banana and the sugar, and bring to the boil. Then add the tapioca and continue to boil gently for 20 minutes.

Remove the pot from the fire and add the r