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Jackfruit kolak
Alternative names Kolek
Course Dessert
Place of origin Indonesia
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 or coconut sugar and coconut milk, with pandanus leaf (P. amaryllifolius) for added aroma. Banana may be added to this base, the dish then called Kolak Pisang or banana kolak. Pumpkin, sweet potato, jackfruit, plantain and/or cassava, and sometimes tapioca pearl may also be added. It is usually served warm or at room temperature. In Indonesia, Kolak is one the most favorite dessert for Iftar during the holy month of Ramadan, as it is sweet, filling, and very easy to make.


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