Ongol-Ongol - Indonesia



3oz Corn starch
6oz Palm Sugar
½ a Vanilla stick or Vanilla essence
2 Cups of water
pinch of Salt
6oz grated fresh Coconut



  1. Use some of the cold water to make a thin paste with the corn starch. Add the sugar, vanilla and salt to the water and boil until sugar is dissolved.
  2. Remove from heat and stir in the corn-starch mix. Return to the stove and simmer for a further 3 minutes.
  3. Remove the vanilla stick and pour mixture in a tray so that the liquid is about 19mm deep.
  4. Leave to cool and cut in to 19mm square cubes.
  5. Grate coconut flesh and add a pinch of salt. Roll cubes through the coconut and serve.