Creating Delightful Brown Sugar Sweet Cassava

Brown sugar cassava is one of some people's favorite snacks. Cassava is a food ingredient that contains high levels of carbohydrates. Because of its content, cassava is suitable for increasing energy as a substitute for rice.

Cassava is also usually used as a relaxing snack in the afternoon. Especially when the rainy season arrives, boiled cassava is the right and healthy choice as a snack at home.

It's not surprising that there are various creations of processed snacks made from cassava..

In the past, cassava was often abandoned because it was considered a traditional food that lacked 'classy'. But now cassava is being widely developed and introduced as a filling food that is not only delicious but also modern. There are many ways to process cassava into a delicious sweet snack, especially to accompany it on rainy days. Like the following sweet cassava recipes.

Ingredients (4 servings)

• 1 kg cassava, peeled, cut into pieces

• Water for boiling

• 400 g brown sugar, finely combed

• 50 g granulated sugar

• ½ tsp salt

• 3 pandan leaves

How to Make (time about 60 minutes)

1. Put the cassava and 1.5 L of water into a pan, boil over high heat for 15-20 minutes until the cassava breaks down. Discard the boiling water.

2. Put 1 L of water, brown sugar, granulated sugar, salt and pandan leaves back into the cassava pan.

3. Cook until the cassava is cooked, the liquid has reduced and the sugar is absorbed. Lift, serve.

Ingredients (2 servings)

• 1 medium sized cassava

• 3 tablespoons granulated sugar

• 2 pieces of pandan leaves, knotted

• Brown sugar adjusts taste and color

• A pinch of salt

• Enough water for boiling

How to Make (time about 60 minutes)

1. Peel the cassava, wash it clean and cut it according to taste. I first soaked it in clean water for half a day to make it softer

2. Boil the cassava with water and pandan leaves until the cassava is soft/split

3. Add granulated sugar and salt. Boil until a little water remains, then add the brown sugar, stir gently. Just adjust it to the sweetness and color. Boil until the water reduces

4. Brown sugar cassava is ready to be served


Discard the first cassava boiling water, to remove the bitter taste from the cyanide contained in cassava.