Making a Sweet Dish: Bubur Sumsum with Coconut Sugar

Traditionally, in Indonesia there is a sweet dish usually served as dessert for open fasting called Bubur sumsum. Yes, you heard it right, a rice porridge but tastes sweet. It tastes creamy, sweet, savory and such a comforting food made from glutinous rice flour, coconut milk and also the sweet taste from coconut sugar syrup. If you are curious how to make one, we are about to give you one recipe of Bubur Sumsum. 


For the rice porridge: 

  • 100 gr Glutinous rice flour 
  • 1lt water 
  • 200 ml Coconut milk 
  • 3 pandan leaves 

For the palm sugar syrup:

  • 250 gr palm sugar
  • 500 ml water 
  • 3 pandan leaves
  • 1 spoon of glutinous rice flour + 50 ml water 

For the porridge: 

  1. Place 100 gr of glutinous rice flour into a pan with the stove off
  2. Pour 1 litre of water into the pan 
  3. Add 200 ml of coconut milk 
  4. Add 3 pandan leaves 
  5. After putting all the ingredients, stir until there are no lumps
  6. After that, turn on the stove and stir until it thickens. 

For the palm sugar syrup: 

  1. Put 250 gr of palm sugar, you can use our Organic Coconut Sugar to make the syrup to the pan
  2. Pour 500 ml of water
  3. Add 3 pandan leaves 
  4. Last, Add a mix of 1 spoon glutinous rice flour and 50 ml water to make the syrup thickens. 
  5. Stir it until the fragrance of the pandan leaves come out 

Voila! There you have it, a traditional dessert called Bubur Sumsum. A sweet and creamy dish that is suitable for breakfast and for good energy intake. Try making this dessert with our Organic Coconut Sugar to make it still sweet and healthier. Follow our social media for more information regarding our sugar. 

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