Monday, October 22, 2007


Cendol has always been my favourite desert. The good old days where you can get a bowl of cendol from the Indian vendor that comes in his bicycle around our neighbourbood. Those green little worms cover with thick coconut santan, gula melaka and most important ice shaving on the topping is just pure heavy in our hot weather.

Zue and I made some cendol over the weekend. Actually is not that difficult at all. All it took us only 20 minutes to do this. Thank Jun of the recipe.


60 grm green bean flour (hoon Kwe flour)
300 ml water (you can blend with pandan leaves to get the flavour and colour )
1 tsp of pandan paste
1 tsp of alkaline water
1 tsp of salt

(we used this kind of ladle to make the little 'worms' )

1) Mix all the above ingredients together until well combined.
2) Cook over low flame until thick.
3) Prepare a basin or container with some cold water and ice. Place a cendol sieve or a ladle over the basin and pour the cendol mixture over the sieve. Press lightly with a big spoon until the mixture went through. Make sure the water is really cold so these little green droplets don't stick to each other.
4) Drain and they are ready to be serve with gula melaka and coconut milk.


Anonymous said...

so nice~ haha, looks like shot.."cendol shot"


NorthBorneoGirl said...

My eldest loves cendol .. the only thing she keeps having everyday when we were home .. must try to make this btw how to make pandan paste ?.. and can I get the alkaline water in grocery stores or does it have to be an asian store ? .. Sorrylah Gert banyak sangat questions for you :)

ICook4Fun said...

Amelia, the glass is way to big for shot glass :)

Envy, we can buy pandan paste and alkaline water from the Asian store here but I am not sure if you can find it there. You can just blend some pandan leaves with the 3 cups of water to get the pandan flavour and a few drops of green colouring. If you can't find alkaline water just omit it.

Aiyah Nonya said...

I am too lazy to do this. Usually I will just pop to the stalls if I ever in need of one. But this recipe sure looks easy to do. I might give it a try.

My boys called those green worms too. :)

Beachlover said...

wow!! When I visit Zue blog I saw her cendol,asking for recipe,now sudah ada kat sini.I love cendol.In fact,I have all the ingrendients at home.I'm going to make soon.Thanks for sharing!!I love it!!:P

Retno Prihadana said...

I like cendol and made by my own too coz nobody sell it ^_^ ( I posted my recipe here

Zue Murphy said...

Gert, It just occur to me that if we want our cendol a bit longer, could we use the maruku press?

Sue Sue said...

Luv ur cendol so much. Now I understand y u always cook so much Asian dish there. It is so hard to find one in western country.

Cat Cat said...

Amah, eitu cendoi kasi sini mari satu... HAHA.

NorthBorneoGirl said...

thanks for letting me know .. will check out the asian store tomorrow morning for pandan paste .. thanks again gert :)

Jun said...

waaah, Gert dah buat kan? i plan to make it again eventhough it's ez to get here...
yup Zue..some use the murukku press to make d cendol..easier, i think...

ICook4Fun said...

Nonya, You don't have to make this. You can easily get it from the stall :)

Lesley, Is really easy to make.

Retno, I am going to try out your recipe next.

Zue, good idea using the muruku press. You ada ke??

Sue, now you undertand why I cook so many Asian dishes. I can't just go to the kedai kopi to buy a bowl of asam laksa or wanton mee :)

Cat, satu cukup ke??

Envy, hope you are able to get it. If not let me know. I can send you one :)

Jun, finally we buat the cendol. Thanks for the recipe.

Anonymous said...

This looks like fun! I just bought alkaline water. Will have to try this out soon. Thanks for sharing! :)

photonic said...

thank you soooooooooo much
i still many years to know how to know how tom make cendol
i'm malaysian live in saudia arabia and i be saudian i dont speak malayo.
i love eate malaysian food
but i don't know how to cooke it.
i will try to make cendol
thank you thank you.
my name Lutfiah

photonic said...

please can you tell me how to make kuih apam thank you.

Anonymous said...

Are green bean flour the same as mung bean starch ?