Pisang Epe- Grilled Sweet Plantain with Coconut Sugar

Pisang Epe Pisang epe are grilled sweet plantains or saba banana served with coconut sugar syrup. For this recipe I like to use yellow plantains but not too ripe plantains. Pisang Epe 02 Ingredients:

  • 12 ripe plantains
  • 250 g coconut sugar or palm sugar
  • 100 ml water
  • 1 pandan leaves, tied into a knots
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 100 g durian flesh, optional


  • Put sugar, water, pandan leaves, and salt in a medium sauce pan. Cook until sugar melted and boiling. Turn off the heat and let it cool
  • Strain the sugar and put it back into a sauce pan. Add durian flesh and cook in a medium heat until the sauce thickened.
  • Cut off the end of plantains, and peel away the skin. Grilled plantains over hot charcoal or you can use non-stick pan, turn over with spatula and cooked until both side brown.

Pisang Epe 03


3 thoughts on “Pisang Epe- Grilled Sweet Plantain with Coconut Sugar

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    • You don’t have to use durian, but as Asian…we love our dessert with durian. And if you can’t stand the strong smells of durian, combine it with coconut sugar or coconut milk can make it a bit milder.


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