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This Vietnamese banana tapioca pudding called Che Chuoi is awesome both warm and chilled! #pudding #vietnam #banana | cookingtheglobe.com

Che Chuoi - Vietnamese Banana Tapioca Pudding

This delightful Banana Tapioca Pudding is super versatile. It can warm you up on cold mornings as well as refresh on a hot summer day!
Cuisine Vietnamese
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 320kcal
Author CookingTheGlobe


  • ½ cup (100g) tapioca pearls
  • 1 can (14 oz or 400ml) coconut milk
  • 1 cup water
  • cup (65g) sugar
  • 3 ripe bananas , peeled, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds , toasted
  • 1 mango , peeled, thinly sliced


  • Soak the tapioca pearls in cold water for at least an hour prior cooking.
  • Drain well. Put in a big saucepan with 3 cups of water and bring to a boil. Lower the heat and cook for 10-15 minutes until the tapioca pearls are opaque and softened. Drain. Set aside.
  • In a large saucepan over low heat, combine the coconut milk, water and sugar. Cook, stirring constantly, for 5 minutes or until the sugar dissolves.
  • Add bananas to the saucepan and cook for another 5 minutes.
  • Add the cooked tapioca pearls and gently stir to combine. Cook for another 2 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat and set aside to cool and thicken.
  • Spoon into individual bowls, sprinkle with sesame seeds and top with mango slices. Enjoy!


Calories: 320kcal