Thursday, April 11, 2013

Chè Bap – Vietnamese Sweet Corn Pudding









Chè Bap – Vietnamese Sweet Corn Pudding
Recipe adated from Pham Fatale

Ingredients yields 10

1 -1/2 quarts of water
½ cup tapioca pearls
450g thawed yellow sweet corn
½ cup coconut milk
½ tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 pandan leaf
2 tsp sesame seed

Coconut Milk Sauce
2 tsp cornstarch
¼  cup water
1 cup coconut milk
1tbsp sugar
A pinch of salt

Directions:

1)      Add water in a large sauce pan & bring it to a boil . Add in tapioca pearls & bring it to a boil  . Immediately lower heat to a gentle simmer , stirring every now & then so that the tapioca will not stick to the bottom . Cook for about 20 to 25 mins till the mixture thickened.  Drain tapioca pearls & set a side. 
2)      Mix or blend corn in a blender till the texture turns into a coarse puree. Heat coconut milk &  pandan leaf  in a saucepan & bring to near boil but DO NOT bring to a boil.  On low heat add in corn mixture, tapioca pearls , salt & sugar . Stir well . Cover & simmer for 5 to 8 mins . Remove from heat & add in vanilla extract . Stir well & let to cool for 10 mins . The texture of the pudding should be slightly thick . 


3)      To make coconut milk sauce:  Dissolve cornstarch in water . Add coconut milk in saucepan & bring to  near boil  .Lower heat & add in cornstarch, pandan leaf, sugar & salt. Stir constantly till sauce thickens . Remove from  heat .
4)      Spoon tapioca corn mixture in glasses or small bowls & topped with coconut sauce . Garnish with sweet corns & sesame seeds .




Submitting this post to Little Thumbs Up event organized by  Bake For Happy Kids &  My Little Favorite DIY  . This month theme is all about CORN & hosted by Esther of  Copycake Kitchen  .





26 comments:

  1. A delicious and attractive dessert. Hope I can have this now.:)

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  2. Love tapioca, semelina and rice puddings, perfect for kids (and big kids). I wonder if creamed corn would work just as well?

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  3. Kit these look delicious and yummy:)

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  4. Kit,
    This special corn dessert sounds super YUM.
    I am imaging the aroma of coconut, pandan and corn rolling in my mouth after having the first scoop of your dessert :p
    Have a wonderful week end :D
    mui

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  5. Hi Kit, very delicious and refreshing dessert. Sweetcorn and coconut are great pairing. I too love anything sweetcorn. As usual those flowers from your garden are very stunning and beautiful.

    Have a nice week ahead. With hugs and love to you.

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  6. You always post such unique dishes. Definitely want to try this, sounds fantastic!

    Happy Blogging!
    Happy Valley Chow

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  7. Oh this dessert pudding sounds a wonderful choice for a change. Love tapioca pearls with the combination with corn kernels and with coconut sauce; this must taste real yummy.

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  8. Kit, these are lovely and refreshing dessert. I know I will love them. Thank you vey much for submitting this wonderful recipe to LTU :)

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  9. Looks great Kit! Anything with sago is A-Okay by me!

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  10. This looks like a yummy dessert. Beautiful pictures.

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  11. What a tempting dessert. Not to mention so pretty too. Happy weekend to you Kit!

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  12. Your pudding looks so refreshing and delicious! Love the coconut and corn and sago combination!

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  13. Kit, I want some! I can just imagine the creamy texture and the smell of the coconut milk and pandan. So heavenly!

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  14. Eating tropical dessert(s) during cold days or nights sounds really good :D Still very cold out there ? I've got some tapioca pearls here but haven't cooked it yet :P Your pudding sounds really wonderful and with the coconut , pandan and corn in there , I bet it taste as good as it looks !

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  15. This dessert sure sounds and looks delicious with the combo of corns, sago and coconut milk! Would be really nice to enjoy this after dinner :)

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  16. What a different and interesting dessert this is! I've never had a puddinq with corn in it before for dessert. It looks very lovely though and I'm sure it's delicious!

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  17. Hi Kit,
    Your dessert is looking so yummy! I would like it cold too! Maybe I could finish off two bowls! :)

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  18. The puddings look so lovely and so refreshing. Must be very delicious! And I like it cold

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  19. This corn pudding dessert look very pretty. I want this to be served very cold as the weather is super hot lately!

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  20. great that you can find tapioca pearls there. I only saw them in the shops here recently. That's a lovely pudding..coconut sauce..yum!

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  21. I have never had a sweet corn pudding with tapioca pearls...looks so tempting!

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  22. I have been to Vietnam few times but have yet to come across this dessert, next time if I go again , I have to really look out this yummy dessert. Your version also sound refreshing !

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  23. Kit, this dessert really look sooo delicious!

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  24. Hi Kit, I think this dessert looks just amazingly good especially the coconut topping! Yum!

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  25. Hi Kit,

    Is it still cold at your place? This dessert sounds refreshing and delicious. With the approaching Spring and Summer, I reckon that you can serve these cold too :D

    Zoe

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  26. lovely dessert with tapioca pearls!

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