Vietnamese lesser yam pudding (Che cu tu)

Let’s make the delicious Vietnamese lesser yam pudding (Chè củ từ):


  • Lesser yams: 200g
  • Water: 1l
  • Sugar: 150g
  • Tapioca starch: 50g


  • Wash and peel lesser yams, cut them into cubes with a side of 1 cm.
  • Cook lesser yam cubes until tender.
  • Add sugar, stir until the sugar is dissolved.
  • Mix tapioca starch and cold water. Add the tapioca starch mixture to sweet lesser yam mixture, stir and cook until the mixture has thickened.
  • The pudding can be served hot or cold.


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