Kolak

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Kolak
JackfruitKolak.jpg
Jackfruit kolak
Alternative namesKolek
CourseDessert
Place of originIndonesia
Main ingredientsPalm sugar, coconut milk, pandanus leaf
VariationsKolak pisang, Kolak biji salak

Kolak (or kolek) is an Indonesian dessert based on palm sugar or coconut sugar, coconut milk, and pandanus leaf (P. amaryllifolius). A variation in which banana is added, is called kolak pisang or banana kolak. Other variations may add ingredients such as pumpkins, sweet potatoes, jackfruit, plantains, cassava, and tapioca pearls. It is usually served warm or at room temperature.

In Indonesia, kolak is a popular iftar dish during the holy month of Ramadan.

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  • Binignit, a similar dish from the Philippines

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