1177 words Sago soup - Wikipedia

Sago soup or Sai mai lou is a type of tong sui dessert in Cantonese cuisine,[1][2][3] which is also a variant of tapioca pudding. It is basically made by pearl tapioca (sago), coconut milk and evaporated milk. The dish is traditionally prepared using sago starch, which is derived from sago palm pith.[4] Other ingredients can also be added, such as taro, pumpkin, mango, etc.[4]

Sago soup
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Typetong sui dessert
Place of originHong Kong
Sago soup
Traditional Chinese西
Simplified Chinese西米露
Jyutpingsai1 mai5 lou6
Literal meaningsago soup

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  2. ^ Osbeck, P. (1771). A Voyage to China and the East Indies. p. 72. Retrieved May 30, 2017.
  3. ^ Dennys, N.B. (1874). The China Review, Or, Notes and Queries on the Far East. "China Mail" Office. p. 53. Retrieved May 30, 2017.
  4. ^ a b Sanmugan, D. (2016). Mini Delicious Tropical Desserts & Sweets. Tuttle Publishing. p. 48. ISBN 978-1-4629-1901-7. Retrieved May 30, 2017.