How to cook Che Chuoi:

Traditional pudding from Vietnam with tapioca pearls and bananas!

But what are tapioca pearls?

They are edible translucent spheres produced from tapioca, a starch extracted from cassava root.

Benefits of tapioca:

Source of iron, dietary fiber and manganese. In addition, tapioca is a good choice for those who have gluten intolerance and allergies to nuts or cereals, as it does not contain any of them. Tapioca also contains very little cholesterol, fat or sodium..


1 cup hot water

4 cups of water

3 tablespoons tapioca pearls

1 can of coconut milk

3 cups ripe bananas (plantain or regular) sliced 1/2

4 cups of water

Sugar or honey (in the amount you like)

salt (for flavor)

Roasted sesame and / or salted pistachio for garnish (optional)


Soak the pearls in warm water for 20 minutes. Put 4 cups of water in the pot until they boil. Add the banana pieces. Drain the tapioca pearls and pour over the cold water and add them to the pot. Let it simmer for 3 minutes or until the tapioca pearls acquire an opaque translucent color.

Then add the sugar and milk or coconut cream. Continue stirring gently for another 3 minutes until simmering.

Add salt for taste.

Add garnishes such as sesame or salted pistachio.

In our store you will find all the ingredients you need for this recipe!

Recent News

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *