Kuih Sagu

Kuih Sagu is one of the popular delicious dessert in Malaysia and its easy to prepare.


1 cup pearl sago
1 cup of sugar
1 cup water
a pinch of salt
1 cup of grated coconut, mixed with a pinch of salt
Red food colouring


Wash and soak sago for about 20 minutes. Then drain the sago.

Boil water, sugar and the food color in a pot. Let the sugar dissolve for a while. Put in the sago and stir well until the sago become clear and cooked.

Pour the sago in a container and let it cool down or put in a refrigerator.

Lastly, cut cooked sago with a knife or plastic cutter (grease with little oil) into small pieces and coat with coconut before serving.