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COMPLETE BANANA KOLAK RECIPE

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COMPLETE BANANA KOLAK RECIPE – Banana kolak is one of favorite Iftar menu in Ramadan because most Indonesian Muslim eat it in the holy month of Ramadan. It is very possible to make a new variant of banana kolak such as adding other ingredients for example black glutinous rice and sweetcorn into it. Hmmm yummy. Well, actually you can also taste kolak in regular day but here it is very popular in Ramadan. Many restaurants usually add this special and sweet menu in their menu list to attract customers and to welcome the holy month. We can also get kolak from street vendors because there will be many of them selling it in every street. It is nothing wrong if we make it by ourselves instead of buy it from the restaurants or street vendors. When we make it then it will be a reminder of unforgettable moment in Ramadan such as happiness, blessing, and togetherness.

Like what we have said above, it is very possible to add some ingredients in banana kolak in order not to make it a monotone Iftar menu. Well, we have a recipe of complete banana kolak that will accompany your Iftar dishes. We guarantee that this kolak is a complete one in which delicious and satiated, it means that you’ll get its delicacy right? Before we present its ingredients and its steps, let us give you a brief explanation of some topics about regarding its ingredients. Kolak or kolek is an Indonesian dessert based on palm sugar or brown sugar, coconut milk, and pandan leaf. It contains some filling such as banana (kolak pisang or banana kolak), pumpkin, sweet potato, jackfruit, plantain, cassava, and tapioca pearls. It is usually served warm or at room temperature.

Why do we use banana? It is because banana is creamy, rich, and sweet in which becomes a favorite food for everyone from infants to elders. It could not be more convenient to enjoy, and it is a good source of both vitamins and minerals (vitamin B6, vitamin C, manganese, potassium, copper, and biotin), as well as fiber. It is very good to eat right? In addition, banana can maintain normal blood pressure and heart function because of the potassium within it. Then, it also helps to regulate the speed of digestion, and you need to know that by keeping digestion well-regulated, conversion of carbohydrates to simple sugars and release of simple sugars from digesting foods also stays well-regulated. Wow, so many benefits that you we can get from it.

We guess it is enough to give you a simple explanation about banana kolak right. Now it is our time to present the ingredients of complete banana kolak and the way to cook it. Check the following recipe out and try it at home to be your Iftar menu.

White Glutinous Rice Ingredients

  • 100 g white glutinous rice, soaked in water for about 1 hour
  • 75 ml coconut milk from ¼ coconut
  • 1 piece of pandan leaf, knotted
  • 1/8 tsp. salt

Black Glutinous Rice Ingredients

  • 100 g black glutinous rice, soaked in water for about 1 hour
  • 75 ml coconut milk from ¼ coconut
  • 1 piece of pandan leaf, knotted
  • 1/8 tsp. salt

Additional Ingredient

  • 100 g sweetcorn, steamed and shelled

Banana Kolak Ingredients

  • 1500 ml coconut milk from 1 coconut
  • 100 g Tanduk banana, diced
  • 100 g palm dates
  • 200 g young coconut, shaved
  • 350 g brown sugar, finely chopped
  • 5 pieces of jackfruits, sliced
  • 2 pieces of pandan leaf, knotted
  • ½ tsp. salt

Steps

  1. White Glutinous Rice: Steam the glutinous rice for about 15 minutes until cooked, remove from the heat and set it aside. After that, boil water together with the pandan leaf and salt until well boiled then add the steamed glutinous rice. Stir until combined and cook for about 30 minutes. Repeat the same thing with the black glutinous rice.
  2. Mix both cooked glutinous rice with the sweetcorn and stir well then round it off.
  3. Cook the brown sugar together with the coconut milk, pandan leaf, and salt. Cook until well-cooked while being stirred.
  4. Add the banana, palm dates, young coconut, and jackfruits. Cook until all are combined using low heat. Remove from the heat.
  5. Prepare the glutinous rice balls in the serving bowl then pour it with the banana kolak. Complete banana kolak is now ready to serve.

What do you think guys? It is easy to make right? For your information, it is better to avoid the use of sweetener to keep our beloved family’s health.

 

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