Sunday, 8 July 2007

Lek Tau Th'ng

This is nice to be taken hot or cold.


  • 150g gula melaka
  • 1 cup water
  • 300g mung beans, soaked for 1 to 2 hours
  • 100g castor sugar
  • 1.5 liter water
  • 2 pandan leaves
  • 250ml thick coconut milk
  • 1/4 tsp salt


Boil gula melaka and water in a saucepan until sugar has dissolved completely. Strain the syrup and set aside.Combine mung beans, sugar and water in a deep pot. Bring to a boil for 20-25 minutes.

Add syrup to the mung beans and simmer over low heat for 20-25 minutes or until the beans are soft and the liquid in the pan is reduced to half.Stir in coconut milk, add the salt and bring to a low boil. Serve this sweet dessert either hot or if preferred, cold.

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