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Jackfruit kolak
Alternative names
Type Dessert
Place of origin
Main ingredients
Palm sugar, coconut milk, pandanus leaf
Variations Kolek pisang
Cookbook:Kolak  Kolak

Kolak or Kolek is an Indonesian dessert made with palm sugar and coconut milk, with pandanus leaf (P. amaryllifolius) for flavour. In some versions, mung beans are also used, and cooked till soft. Banana may be added to this base, the dish then being known as kolek pisang. Pumpkin, sweet potato, jackfruit, plantain and/or cassava, and sometimes pearl tapioca may also be added. It is served either hot (especially if freshly cooked) or cold. Kolak is popular during the holy month of Ramadan, and is usually served cold during Iftar.


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