Wedang Gedang - Plantain in Palm Sugar Drink

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Author: Anita Jacobson




Prep Time: 10 mins

Cook Time: 15 mins

Total Time: 25 mins

Serves: 4


  • 1 liter water
  • 125 gram palm sugar (or to your taste)
  • 2 pandan leaves (Indonesian: daun pandan), knotted
  • 1 inch cinnamon stick (Indonesian: kayu manis)
  • 2 cloves (Indonesian: cengkeh)
  • 6 saba banana (Indonesian: pisang kepok), peeled and cut into 1 inch pieces diagonally


  1. Boil water, palm sugar, pandan leaves, cinnamon stick, and cloves in a pot. Once all the sugar has dissolve, reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  2. Add saba banana into the pot and bring back to a rolling boil. Once the banana has softened slightly and turns a darker shade of yellow, turn off the heat, serve immediately.

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