Yen Can Cook ~ Papaya Milk with Peach Gum

Still remember the peach gum Tong Sui recipe that I shared earlier? I love the gelatin texture of the peach gum and always want to try out more recipes that featuring this collagen packed ingredient. This gemstone-lookalike is definitely a delight to both our palate and skin.

Peach gum is best enjoyed in sweet soups and desserts, today’s recipe incorporates the peach gum into classic recipes of double-boiled papaya in milk, but with a simpler method of just normal boiling. 


Ingredients (Serve: 3-4)

1/2 papaya (ripe & firm), peeled, deseeded & cut into cubes

20g peach gum

350ml milk

400ml water

80g rock sugar or to taste


Step 1: Soak peach gum in clean water for overnight until soften. Pick and remove the dirt and impurities.

Step 2: In a pot, bring the water to boil, add in peach gum and rock sugar, cook for 5 minutes until the rock sugar dissolved. Stir occasionally.

Step 3: Add in papaya cubes and boil for another 2 minutes.

Step 4: Pour in milk and bring to boil. 

Step 5: Off the heat and adjust the sweetness as per desired.

Step 6: Serve hot or cold.




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