Buko pandan salad is definitely one of the most seen salad in every Filipino occasions. Buko Pandan Salad originated from Bohol, a province here in the Philippines. It is one of the most favorite Filipino salad served in almost every kind of party and special occasions in the Philippines.
Buko Pandan Salad Ingredients:
* 8 leaves of Pandan – (well washed and cleaned)
* 5 Buko - Grated to strips
* Water - approx. 10 cups
* 3 small cans of cream
* 1 medium can of condensed milk
* 2 bars of gulaman
* 1 3/4 cups sugar (you can add more)
* 1 cup kaong (optional)
How To Make Buko Pandan Salad - Preparation Instructions:
1). Boil water together with 8 pandan leaves that are individually twisted to break the fibers and expose the juice. Simmer for 20 minutes.
2). Before adding 2 bars of gulaman, make sure you remove the pandan leaves and check if the remaining water is equal to 8 cups – 1 bar of gulaman is good for 4 cups of liquid. If it is not 8 cups, less will mean hard gulaman and more than 8 cups will result in mushy soft gulaman.
3). Ensuring gulaman is well-dissolved stir well.
4). Add sugar while mixing. Do this for 5 minutes.
5). Pour through a strainer into cooling trays. Wait till it cools and hardens, then put in fridge.
6). Meanwhile, mix the grated buko with the 3 cans of cream and 1 can of condensed milk.
7). Add the kaong (optional).
8). Get gulaman and cut it into 1 cm cubes.
9). Mix with buko mixture.
Note: Image may differ with the actual result of this recipe.