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Taro Pudding (Che Khoai Mon) Recipe

Updated on March 25, 2013
Che Khoai Mon
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Creamy sticky rice and taro topped with milky coconut cream, Che Khoai Mon is well-loved pudding or sweet soups (Che) from Vietnam. A creamy and milky pudding, this delicious dessert is a harmonious combination of sticky rice and taro cooked in coconut milk.

Taro is common staple in Southeast Asia. This tuber is rich in vitamin E, B6, C and manganese, potassium. Besides it is low in fat, high in dietary fiber and the starch is easily digestible.

Here is how to make Vietnamese taro pudding at home. Taro can be consumed as main course or dessert. This tuber which has light purple color, is available for purchase in Asian or Latino supermarket.

What You Need

Serves 4 - 6


1 lbs taro

1/2 cup glutinous rice

2 cups water

1/3 tsp salt

3/4 cup coconut milk

1/2 cup sugar

2 pandanus leaves

How to Fix

  • Soak glutinous rice in warm water for 3 hours or overnight.
  • Peel taro and cut into 1-inch cubes. Boil the taro cubes about 15 minutes. Drain.
  • In a saucepan, put water, banana leaves and rice. Bring to a boil over high heat. Then lower the heat to medium, add the taro in . Continue to simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Pour in coconut milk. Add sugar and salt in. Stir and simmer the pudding about 2 minutes. Removes from the heat
  • Serve the pudding in small bowls and top with 2 - 3 tablespoon of coconut sauce ( see the recipe at Che Bap)

Vietnamese taro pudding (Che Khoai Mon) - in Vietnamese


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    • jojokaya profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from USA

      @tirelesstraveler: Thanks

    • tirelesstraveler profile image

      Judy Specht 

      6 years ago from California

      Always looking for sweets that don't involve dairy. Love coconut milk. Yummy recipe.

    • jojokaya profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from USA

      @iruvanti: Taro is versatile tuber

    • jojokaya profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from USA

      @Docmo: thanks.

    • jojokaya profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from USA

      @edelhaus: Yes it is. Thanks

    • jojokaya profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from USA

      rob_allen: I agree about the resin in taro.

    • iruvanti profile image


      6 years ago from U.S.A

      Sounds delicious. I love Taro.

    • Docmo profile image

      Mohan Kumar 

      6 years ago from UK

      Oh yum. I tried this at a restaurant recently. Although i is not to everyones taste, I loved it. thanks for the recipe.

    • edelhaus profile image


      6 years ago from Munich, Germany

      sounds delicious!

    • rob_allen profile image


      6 years ago from MNL, PH

      Taro and coconut milk = killer combination in Asian cooking. what I hate about taro is its resin. when you peel it, your hands will get really itchy! Nice hub, btw :)


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