In this opportunity let me take you to another Indonesian sweet dish that really perfect for iftar. It’s vegan and healthy. Easy-to-find ingredients which you probably already have in the kitchen, so easy to make and doesn’t take too much time or effort. I personally don’t like to spend most of my time in the kitchen during my fasting time in Ramadan. Hence, I choose wisely what to cook for iftar and suhoor.
Cook’s Note: You could steam the plantains early before the serving time and make the sauce right before serving.
Steamed plantain drenched in thick coconut milk sauce and sprinkle sesame seeds and grated cheese
Steamed Plantain with Coconut Milk Sauce
- 2 plantains
- Grated cheese, for topping
- Toasted Black and white sesame seeds, for topping
- 250 ml Coconut milk
- 35 gr Sugar
- 1 Pandan leaf
- 3 tsp. Cornstarch
- Cut off the top and bottom ends of plantains, then cut into three equal parts. Steam for 20 minutes, until they are completely cooked.Remove from the heat and set aside.
- Mix sauce ingredients in a medium saucepan, stir and mix evenly.
- Bring to a boil over medium heat. Continue to cook and boil until the mixture become thicken like thick cream. Remove from the heat.Serve :Slice the steamed plantains crosswise medallions 0.5 inch thick.
- Place in a cups and pour the coconut milk sauce.
- Sprinkle with sesame seeds and grated cheese on top.