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Sago’t Gulaman Recipe


How to cook Sago’t Gulaman Recipe.

Sago’t Gulaman Recipe is a Filipino iced beverage made of sweetened sago also known as “tapioca pearls”, diced gulaman “gelatin”, crushed ice and sugar syrup.  Sago’t Gulaman is a very popular refreshment, it’s an all time favourite drink, so cheap and fits perfectly for a student budget. You can buy sago’t gulaman everywhere, stalls are often located near school entrance and even  establishments. A great way to cool down and a great budget saver.

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Sago’t Gulaman Ingredients:

  • 1½ litres + 3 cups, water
  • ½ cup sago pearls
  • ½ cup cooked unflavoured red gelatin “gulaman”, cubes
  • 1½ cups dark brown sugar
  • crushed ice

Sago’t Gulaman Cooking Instructions:

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  • Bring 1½ litres of water to boil and add the sago pearls for about 40 minutes and stir constantly to keep the sago from sticking at the bottom of the pot. Simmer until the sago pearls turns soft and when the sago looks transparent it’s done. Remove the pot from heat, cover and let set for another 30 minutes.  Drain and rinse the sago in running water and soak in a bowl with cold water and let it cool. Cook unflavoured red gelatin “gulaman” according to package, pour in the mold and chill. Cut gelatin in small cubes and refrigerate until needed. In a saucepan, combine 1½ cups dark brown sugar and 3 cups of water. Simmer over medium heat, stirring constantly until sugar dissolves and mixture becomes a light syrup. For each glass put a ¼ cup of cooked sago and ¼ cup of red gelatin “gulaman” cubes. Add a light syrup and top with crushed ice and serve with straw.

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crushed ice, sago pearls, gulaman and palm syrup.

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Sago’t Gulaman is one of the Filipino’s favorite classic drinks . 

About pingskie

Hello, I'm Ping Joven welcome to Pinoy Desserts the home of Filipino Dessert Recipes, I love sweets and I love to share my goodies with my family and friends. I’ve spent so much time in our kitchen even though I don’t have formal cooking education, but I cook and bake a lot. I have a large collection of cookbooks. I love watching Foodnetwork Channel & YouTube cooking videos it helps me develop my skills. To my fellow home cooks and home-bakers we should keep doing what we love and enjoy being creative in the kitchen. I also love taking photos of my food but, I’m not a good photographer, so I just hope and pray that my food will make you hungry, so you won’t notice my bad composition LOL. And lastly, please have mercy on my poor writing skills, English subject has always giving me a headache and as I compose this bio I can feel a migraine starts to kick in LOL. Thanks for visiting, have a nice day and may the blessings chase you today!

One comment

  1. I suddenly miss the sago’t gulaman I often buy in the sidewalk! Hehehe!

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