Recipes from Students in Australia
Collier invites you to try Saksak, a sweet
dumpling from her country.
(Sweet Sago Dumpling)
Collier from Papua New Guinea
dish is eaten at home; it can be a lunch or a
dinner dish. It is special for people living along
the coastal area of Papua New Guinea.
like it because I grew up eating it. Children love
it. I like to prepare it whenever I have the ground
cups of ground sago
ripe bananas mashed
couple of banana leaves
milk of 6 coconuts
the ground sago and the 4 ripe bananas together
the banana leaves over the fire to soften
the banana leaves into little rectangular pieces
and wrap the sago in these pieces.
the wrapped sago into boiling hot water in a
pot. Let these boil for about 20 minutes.
another pot of creamed coconut milk. Squeeze the
milk out of the 6 coconuts and boil this milk
until it comes to boiling point.
the sago out of the boiling water, unwrap it
from the banana wrap and drop the sago into the
boiling coconut milk.
cook for another 20 minutes.
done properly, you should have little
rectangular-shaped sago dumplings. If you don't
have banana leaves, you can use aluminum
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