'Kolang-kaling', the fast-breaking favorite
The Jakarta Post
PREMIUM A boiled aren nut is opened to reveal three sugar palm fruits, which are a key ingredient in the popular Ramadan snack known as kolak. (JP/Suherdjoko) Those breaking their Ramadan fast with kolak (banana compote) will find white, opaque and thumb-sized fruit, locally called kolang-kaling, in the mix. This fruit of the sugar palm tree is soft and a bit rubbery, and adds to the flavor...