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Mangga Sagu Mutiara: Mango Sago Dessert

Mangga Sagu Mutiara: Mango Sago Dessert

  • Author: Nunuk Sri Rahayu
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Boiling
  • Cuisine: Indonesian
  • Diet: Vegetarian


This mango sago dessert is a version of a contemporary Hong Kong dessert, consisting of mango puree, fresh mango cubes, pearl sago and milk.


  • 0.5 cup pearl sago (around 50 gr)
  • 2 ripe mangoes
  • 1 can evaporated milk (around 12 oz)
  • 2 tbsp condensed milk (optional)


  1. Boil the pearl sago according to the instructions on the package, sieve the water, set aside.

    Boil and strain the sago

  2. Peel both mangoes and wash.
  3. Using a blender, puree one mango until smooth. Set aside.
  4. Cut the other mango into small cubes (around 1×1 cm), set aside.
  5. In a big bowl, mix the evaporated milk, condensed milk and mango puree. Stir until everything is well mixed.

    Mix the ingredients together

  6. Add the pearl sago. Stir well.

    Add the sago

  7. Cover the bowl and chill in the refrigerator for a few hours.
  8. Garnish with fresh mango cubes before serving.


  • Choose a fully ripe mango that’s still firm to the touch for freshness.
  • Condensed milk is optional, as the mango itself is already sweet. Feel free to omit it to reduce the sugar content.

Keywords: Quick & Easy