Classic Hong Kong Dessert: "Willow Branches Of Aquarius - 楊枝甘露" Sweet Soup With Mangoes, Pomeloes, Sago and Coconut Milk....

Ingredients

6 cups Fresh Mangoes - remove skin and stone, or approximate 6 of thawed frozen mangoes
150 grams Sago or tapioca
1/2 Pomelo - remove rind, membrane and seeds
1 can Coconut Milk (can be substituted with low-fat version)
50 mL half and half (optional if conscious of fat intake)
200 grams Rock Sugar (can be adjusted to your taste, and the sweetness of mangoes)

Preparation

1
Bring rock sugar and water to a boil
2
Reduce heat to medium and add sago. Stir occasionally and cook the sago until they turn half transparent (each sago should still have a bit of white at the core)
3
Add coconut milk to the sago mixture and remove it from heat and allow it to cool to room temperature
4
Puree half of the mangoes, and cut the remaining into bite size pieces
5
Shred the flesh of pomelo by hand into the width of a chopstick
6
Add mango puree, mango chunks, and pomelo pieces into the sago coconut milk mixture
7
Chill the sweet soup prior serving.

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