chocolate sago pudding – our current favourite. i’ve had them over the years at various vegetarian cafes (most recently Govindas at Burleigh Heads) and this is my version. i’m trying to keep the sugar and fat content down so they can be part of a weekend breakfast (after the oats or baked beans of course!)
1/2 cup sago
2.5 cups water
put this into a saucepan and bring to a rolling boil. stir almost constantly so that it doesn’t stick or spit at you. it will thicken almost immediately, cook until sago is clear, about 10 minutes.
in a cup put 1-2 tblspns good quality cocoa (or melted chocolate) and 1 tblspn raw sugar. Add 1/4 cup boiling water and stir to form a paste. Top up with 1/2 cup milk (or coconut milk for extra creaminess). Pour into sago, stir until combined. pour into little cups or glasses and refrigerate for a few hours or overnight. Serve as is, or with a little coconut milk pooled on the top, or a dollop of ice-cream. in fact, i think i’ll have one right now!