Tea Garden Recipe: "Indian Night Tea" Tapioca Pudding

June 26, 2013

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This Month's Recipe: "Indian Night Tea" Tapioca PuddingIndian Night Tea, Tapioca Pudding, Summer Recipes, Canapes, Desserts, TWG Tea, The Urban Tea Merchant, Recipes
Created by Chef Michael exclusively for The Urban Tea Merchant 
(Makes 1 Cup)


Tapioca Pudding

4 oz mineral water
6 oz milk 
1 oz heavy cream
1 oz sugar 
1oz small tapioca

Tea-Infused Coconut Milk 

90 ml coconut milk 

Coconut Foam

90 ml coconut milk 
1/4 sheet gelatine
1/2 tbsp sugar

Additional Garnish 

1/4 pc ripe mango (diced in small pieces) 


Infused Indian Night Coconut Milk

  1. Bring coconut milk to 85C
  2. Infuse Indian Night Tea in the coconut milk for 5 min
  3. Strain and cool and reserve 

Tapioca Pudding

  1. Steep Indian Night Tea with mineral water for 4 min at 85C
  2. Remove tea
  3. Add milk, cream, sugar and tea in a large enough pot and bring to a boil
  4. Add raw tapioca and boil
  5. Simmer for 30-40 min while stirring with wooden spoon
  6. Remove from heat and add the tea-infused coconut milk.
  7. Reserve in cooler with plastic wrap to avoid skin while cooling 

Coconut Foam

  1. Soften gelatine sheet
  2. Heat tin for coconut milk and sugar until sugar is dissolved
  3. Place soft gelatin in the warm coconut milk and stir until dissolved.
  4. Cool in fridge
  5. Once cold, whisk until smooth and there is a nice foam


  1. Place tapioca at the bottom of a ramekin (or a glass container)
  2. Tap the bottom the ramekin gently to even out mixture
  3. Place dice mango
  4. And before serving place foam until the top

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