Taro root is a very healthy alternative for dessert. In this recipe, taro root is gently cooked in a sugar syrup until it becomes soft and palatable. Then it is garnished with a drizzle of salted coconut cream to add a little bit of savoriness.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
30 mins
total:
40 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Rinse taro chunks in cold water.

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  • Combine water and sugar in a wok over medium-low heat; stir until sugar dissolves, about 5 minutes. Add taro chunks; cook until soft, syrupy, and reddish in color, about 20 minutes. Remove from heat and pour into a serving dish.

  • Mix coconut cream and salt in a separate saucepan over medium-low heat; cook and stir until warmed through but not boiling, about 5 minutes. Drizzle coconut cream over taro.

Nutrition Facts

334 calories; protein 2.1g 4% DV; carbohydrates 54.4g 18% DV; fat 13.9g 21% DV; cholesterol 0mg; sodium 199.7mg 8% DV. Full Nutrition
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