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How to Cook Sago
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins

How to cook and serve mango

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: dessert, sgao
Servings: 4
Calories: 263 kcal
  • 1/2 cup sago
  • water
Mango sago for 2 servings
  • 2 ripe large mango cubed and pick some beautifully cut for topping
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup evaporated milk or coconut milk if you prefer
  • Other seasonal fruits strawberries and kiwi fruit for decorating
  • 4-6 tbsp. cooked sago
Coconut sago
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 4 tbsp. cooked sago
  • 2 tbsp. honey
How to cook sago
  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boiling on medium to high fire. Place sago in.
  2. Use high fire to re-boil the liquid and then keep the liquid boiling during the whole process. Give several stir to make sure the pearls not sticky to the bottom.
  3. Cook for 20 minutes and cover the lid and let it stay for another 15 to 20 minutes. Check whether the peals are completely transparent. In most cases, they should be well cooked and transparent. If not, continue cooking with high fire for several minutes until well cooked.
  4. Strain and rinse under running cold water to remove residual starch.
Mango sago
  1. Blend mango cubes with milk and evaporated milk until really smooth in a blender.
  2. Transfer to serving cups, scoop the cooked sago in and top with fruits.
Coconut sago
  1. Mix coconut milk with honey. You can chill this base for a chilled version. Add cooked sago and fruit cubes.
Nutrition Facts
How to Cook Sago
Amount Per Serving
Calories 263 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 25%
Saturated Fat 14g 70%
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 39mg 2%
Potassium 342mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 29g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 18g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 18.6%
Vitamin C 37.9%
Calcium 6.4%
Iron 13.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.