Sago Pudding

Sago Pudding


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About this recipe: Sago is soaked in milk, before being cooked with sugar, breadcrumbs, butter and lemon zest to create a delicious pudding. Serve hot or cold with a few strips of lemon zest on top.

Diane Bell

Serves: 4 

  • 3 tablespoons pearl sago
  • 250ml milk
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 110g dry breadcrumbs
  • 30g unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest strips

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:2hr30min  ›  Extra time:8hr resting  ›  Ready in:10hr40min 

  1. Stir together sago and milk and let rest 8 hours or overnight in the refrigerator.
  2. In a bowl, combined soaked sago, sugar, bicarbonate of soda, breadcrumbs and butter. Stir well. Pour into a pudding mould or other heatproof bowl with the lemon zest and seal tightly.
  3. Bring a large saucepan of water to the boil. Place the pudding on a rack, submerged in the water and boil for 2 1/2 hours, topping off the water as necessary. Serve hot or cold.

Pearl sago

Can be purchased in Chinese/Oriental speciality stores.

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