Buko Pandan is a traditional Filipino  dessert made with agar-agar, coconut strings, pearls, evaporated milk, and condensed milk.

you will need: 

1 packet of Agar-Agar

2 bags shredded young coconut

1 can condensed milk

2/3 cups mini green tapioca pearls

1 can evaporated milk

1 can evaporated milk

1 teaspoon pandan

1 can nestle cream (optional)

Start by dissolving the gelatin and/or the agar-agar. Just follow the directions indicated in the packaging.


Pour the dissolved gelatin and or agar-agar in a flat container and let it cool until it solidifies.

Slice the coconut flesh like into small and thin strips.

Boil water into a deep pan and pour the tapioca pearls and continuously stir it to prevent the pearls from sticking together.

Drain all the water and  let the tapioca pearls cool.

In a large mixing bowl, add in the cooled tapioca pearls, condensed milk, and evaporated milk.

Slice them into smaller squares and transfer them into mixing bowl.

Add in the buko or coconut strips into the mixing bowl and mix thoroughly.

Add the pandan flavoring and mix it well.