Honeydew Melon Sago

Honeydew melon sago is a delightful and refreshing Asian dessert that harmoniously combines the subtle sweetness of honeydew melon with the chewy texture of sago pearls. Small, translucent sago pearls are boiled until they achieve a delightful chewiness. The honeydew balls and sago pearls are then elegantly paired, resulting in a bowl of cool, creamy goodness. Often served chilled, honeydew melon sago is a popular treat during warm weather. Capturing the essence of summer with its fruity sweetness and textural contrast. Making it a beloved and visually appealing dessert in Asian culinary traditions.

Honeydew Melon Sago

This honeydew melon sago is one of the easiest desserts you can make.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cooling Time 5 hours
Total Time 5 hours 20 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine cantonese, Chinese


  • 4 L water
  • 2 cans evaporated milk
  • 2 cans coconut milk
  • 300 g rock sugar (add to your personal preference)
  • 2 honeydew melon
  • 1 package mini tapioca pearls


  • Bring a pot of water up to a boil.
    4 L water
  • Add sugar and let it dissolve.
    300 g rock sugar
  • Add evaporated milk and coconut milk.
    2 cans evaporated milk, 2 cans coconut milk
  • Bring it up to a boil and add more sugar to your personal preference.
  • Allow it to cool completely in the fridge.
  • Scoop out the flesh from the honeydew melons.
    2 honeydew melon
  • Boil your mini tapioca balls until clear and rinse over cold water.
    1 package mini tapioca pearls
  • Add your tapioca balls to the cold dessert base. Mix.
  • Add your honeydew flesh and stir. Serve cold enjoy!
Keyword honeydew, melon, sago