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Coconut Tapioca Mango Pudding (Thai)

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: thailand
Keyword: coconut, mango, pudding, tapioca
Author: RGK/FootprintTheWorld


  • cup tapioca pearls small
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • cup almond milk or your milk of choice.
  • cup fine sugar
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • Cubed fresh mango for garnish
  • puréed mango blended with a little water


  • Soak tapioca pearls in coconut milk for a couple of hours
  • Add sugar to the mix.
  • Bring to boil on medium heat
  • After the quick boil, simmer on low heat for 15 mins ( stir often so the pearls don’t stick to the bottom)
  • Pearls should be transparent and the mix would have slightly thickened (Can add milk to change consistency)
  • Turn off heat and add in the vanilla
  • Layer short glass cups starting with the fruit purée, Tapioca mix topped with a few mango cubes.
  • Chill for at least an hour before serving.
  • Garnish with some coconut flakes