Delightful little dessert parcels made of banana leaves stuffed with
bananas flavoured with coconut and steamed.
Prep & Cook Time:
1 hour 20 mins
Recipe Tags: Hot Vegetarian Vegan Fruit Pudding Dessert en papillote parchment parcels foil parcels
Dairy free Malaysia South East Asia Asian
20 x 12.5cm/5-inches square pieces Banana Leaf or parchment paper
4 Very ripe Bananas
75g/3oz Plain Flour
75g/3oz Block Palm Sugar, finely chopped
4 tbsp Coconut Cream
A Pinch of
Place the banana leaves in a large bowl of boiling water for 30
seconds to soften, then drain and dry with kitchen paper.
2. In another large mixing bowl, mash the bananas then stir in the flour,
cornflour, sugar, coconut milk and salt adding more coconut milk or flour to
achieve a soft dropping consistency.
3. Divide the banana mixture between the banana leaves and fold up to enclose
the mixture, tucking both ends under.
4. Arrange the parcels in a single layer in a steamer and steam over rapidly
boiling water for 20-30 minutes, topping up the water if necessary.
Serve warm or at room temperature.
Mash - to - Break down food items with a fork or
other specialised mashing equipment until a smoother
texture is achieved.
- to - The cooking of food in steam, over rapidly
boiling water or other liquid. The food is usually
suspended above such liquid by means of a trivet or
steaming basket, although in the case of puddings, the
basin actually sits in the water.