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Banana Tapioca Pudding

Chè Chuối - Banana Tapioca Pudding

  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 people 1x


Chè Chuối (Banana Tapioca Pudding) is a Vietnamese dessert using sweet bananas, chewy tapioca pearl and creamy coconut milk. It's delicious, easy to make yet full of flavors! Ready in 20 minutes.


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Main Ingredients

  • 1 cup warm water
  • 300 ml cold water
  • 4 tbsp tapioca pearls
  • 4 medium ripe bananas / plaintains
  • 200 ml coconut milk (preferably full fat)
  • 4-5 tbsp sugar

Optional Toppings

  • 50 g roasted coconut flakes
  • 25 g chopped peanuts
  • fresh banana slides


Main Ingredients

  1. Put 1 cup of warm water and soak the tapioca pearl for 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, peel the bananas and slice them into 2 cm chunks, set aside.
  3. Boil 300ml of water in a pot on medium heat.
  4. Add in the banana slides and tapioca pearls into the boiling water. Simmer on low heat for 3 minutes or until the tapioca turn transparent.
  5. Add in the sugar and coconut milk and stir frequently for 5 more minutes.
  6. Let chill for at least 15 minutes. Serve in a bowl and add the toppings.


The dessert is best served at room temperature or cold. It keeps well in the fridge for up to 3-4 days!

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: vietnamese

Keywords: 20-minute dessert, 5-ingredient recipe, easy to make, vegan

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