Pomelo sweet soup

Published:  14:26 Friday - November 11, 2016

Pomelo sweet soup

Pomelo sweet soup is one of the most popular sweet soups in Vietnam and it is usually used in summer. With the simple ingredients and method cooking, you can make this sweet soup dessert at home by yourself.


2 pomelo fruits

200g mung bean (no cover)

½ bowl sugar

1 bowl tapioca starch

Pomelo attar


5g alum

200ml coconut milk, 1 teaspoon salt, 2 teaspoons sugar, 1 teaspoons corn starch.



Step 1: Peel off the green cover of pomelos; keep the white one.

Step 2: Use your hand to pull out the white cover and slice into short pieces.

Step 3: Slice into small cubes. Mix white part of pomelo with 6 tablespoons salt and press gently. Next, add more 2 bowls warm water and soak in 5 – 6 hours.

Step 4: After that, wash many times in fresh water to reduce the salty from pomelo.

Step 5: Grind will alum, add more 2 bowls water and cook until it is melted. Then, add more sliced pomelo meat into pot and soak about 20 minutes. Next, wash it many times carefully. You should taste pomelo meat in this step. If it is not bitter anymore, you can continue to cook one of stunning Vietnamese Dessert Recipes like this one with us.


Step 6: Mix sliced pomelo meat with ¼ bowl sugar and wait in 5 – 7 hours.

Step 8: Next, roll them through tapioca starch. Make sure this cover can cover all faces of pomelo meat. Boil water and pour all sliced pomelo meat into pot. Cook until they are floated on water and use spoon to stir gently.

Step 9: Cook until sliced pomelo meat is clear. Put them out and soak immediately in cold water. Wait to get dry.

Step 10: Pour coconut milk into pot, cook in small heat and do not stir when cooking. Add ½ bowl tapioca starch and cook until it is thicker.

Step 11: Soak mung bean in water about 1 hour and wait to get dry.

Step 12: Bring mung bean to steam until it is soft.

Step 13: Next, cook 2 bowls water with the left sugar. When it boils, add more sliced pomelo meat + mixture ½ bowl left tapioca starch with ¼ bowl water. Stir well until this dessert is thicker.

Step 14: Continue to pour more mung bean and stir well with small heat. Season again with sugar to suit your flavor and turn off the heat, this time you should add pomelo attar.

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