Thursday, May 24, 2007

Caramelized Taro

Kids will love this caramelized snack - Taro coated with sugar. This recipe make used of simple ingredients and is easy to make. To have crystallized sugar coated on the taro, you can increase the amount of sugar used, otherwise, this is just fine.

Preparation: 8 mins, Cooking time: 10 mins

Ingredients (serves 2)
° 200g taro (yam), peeled, cut into 1.5cm thickness matchstick length
° oil, for deep-frying
° 30g sugar
° 15ml water

1. Heat oil over a high fire and fry the taro until soft. Remove and drain well on kitchen paper.
2. Stir in water in a clean work and add in the sugar. Boil over low heat and keep stirring until the solution thickens. Throw in the taro and stir-fry until the taros are caramelized or coated with sugar crystals.
3. Transfer to a serving dish and serve.


ioyces said...

This is one of my fave dishes!!! Never knew the recipe is so straightforward!!! I must try to make it!! Thanks Crystal for sharing!!!

a veg*n @ Blog*Spot said...

No worries, you are welcome.

Caramelized Taro is not available in any eateries, i guess, so far, i have not come across any.

cheers :)

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