Colenak (Fermented Cassava with Sweet Coconut)

Wednesday, 15 June 2016 | 12:04 WIB
  • Colenak (fermented cassava with sweet coconut) is a lovable west javanese snack that combines sourness from the fermented cassava, the sweetness from the sugar and coconut, and the savory flavor from margarine. the flavor combination makes it a very delicious snack.

    Colenak (Fermented Cassava with Sweet Coconut)
    Colenak (Fermented Cassava with Sweet Coconut)


    600 grams fermented cassava
    50 grams margarine
    100 grams young coconut,coarsely grated

    brown sugar sauce:
    200 ml coconut milkfrom ½ coconut
    175 grams brown palm sugar,finely chopped
    2 pandan leaves, knotted
    ¼ teaspoon salt

    Cooking Steps

    1. Flatten fermented cassava. Grill it over low heat until it is browned. Keep glazing it with margarine when cooking.
    2. Sauce: boil coconut milk, brown palm sugar, pandan leaves, and salt. Keep stirring it until all ingredients are mixed. Add young coconut. Stir it well until thickened.
    3. Put grilled cassava on a plate. Drench it with sauce.
    4. Colenak (Fermented Cassava with Sweet Coconut) is ready to serve.



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