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Coconut Squares   Veg  CD  Confectionery  Indonesian 25mins plus setting

 

Indonesian Name: Ongol-Ongol 

 

Cold  Vegetarian  Vegan  Sweetmeat  Gluten Wheat Dairy Free  Eggless  Indonesia  Asia  Asian

 

Ingredients

75g/3oz Cornflour

175g/6oz  Palm or Brown Sugar

a Vanilla Pod

480ml/16fl.oz. Water

A pinch of Salt

175g/6oz freshly grated Coconut

 

Instructions

 

1. Place the cornflour in a small cup and add a little of the water to make a thin paste.

 

2. Place the remaining water in a saucepan together with the sugar, vanilla and salt, bring to the boil and stir until the  sugar has dissolved.

 

3. Remove from heat, stir in the corn-starch mixture then return to the heat and simmer for about 3 minutes, stirring constantly.

 

4. Remove the vanilla stick and pour the mixture in a shallow tray so that the liquid is a little less than 2.5cm/1-inch deep. Set aside to cool and set.

 

5.  Grate coconut flesh into a shallow dish, add a pinch of salt and mix well.

 

6. Once cold, cut the cornflour mixture into 2.5cm/1-inch squares and roll the cubes in  the grated coconut to coat.

 

 

 

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