DIY : Es Pisang Ijo (Ijo Banana Ice)

I bet all of you feel thirsty in the afternoon and get confused to make drinks since milkshake, juice, soda, or ice tea is kinda boring and usual.Then you go googling and found some but you think that it is too difficult and expensive. Overall, you go back to choose mineral water with ice…

Guess what? I have something special for you. You will no longer have an awful sunny day. This refreshment also included in dessert come from Makassar, Indonesia.6eea3d2ee9f93997d91e40db7ca32531

Makassar is capital city of South Sulawesi Province, Indonesia. This city has some interesting places, exotic islands, attractive arts and cultures,entertainments, and delicious foods. Makassar is also a gateway to other famous places in Sulawesi like Tana Toraja, Takabonerate Marine Park, Bunaken Marine Park, and Wakatobi Marine Park. Also, The first Trans Studio in Indonesia is located in Makassar. Thus, this city is perfect for holiday and photography since it has very beautiful-breathtaking view.

Back to the dishes, (just keep in mind you will go to there someday. I promise you won’t feel disappointed!)

Es Pisang Ijo is the specialties of Makassar which made of simple ingredients. The main ingredient is banana. It is wrapped in green flour dough that steamed.Then, the soup is usually from custard (cornflour), syrup, ice, and sweetened condensed milk.


There is a story behind this dishes :

In ancient times, there lived a king who was very cruel and evil in the Sulawesi region. The King likes to eat bananas. He had a chef named Ijo. One day, he accidentally served unpleasant to The King, so that made The King angry and wanted to decapitate him. Because he knew the King likes to eat bananas, then he told the king that he would make a very tasty meal for The King. He would make a delicious meal with the main ingredient of bananas. The goal is that he may be live for another years. By thinking hard, finally he can made a dessert called Pisang Ijo and The King loved it. Finally his head not be decapitate by the king.

Now, here are the receipt…


  • Main Ingredient : 1 comb of ripe bananas (plantain)
  • The Green Skin/Outer/Peel :

200 grams of rice flour
2 teaspoons of starch
50 grams sugar
235 ml coconut milk
235 ml of the juice of the leaves suji                                                                                                     Salt

  • Vla/Custard :

250 ml UHT milk full cream
50 grams mayzena
1 tablespoon of rice flour
A little salt

  • Supplementary Material:

Ice cubes as needed
Syrup Coco Pandan (red)
Sweetened condensed milk


1. Pour 230 ml milk into a pan, but do not be turned on the stove
2. Put as much as 200 grams of rice flour, then 2 teaspoons starch. Stir well.
3. Turn on the stove over low heat and stir until blended.
4. Pour 235 ml of water Suji or Pandan leaf  for coloring.
5. Put the 50 grams of sugar, and stir until thick and cooked.
6. If you have thick and cooked, place the dough on a banana leaf. Flatten dough surface area of bananas. Keep the dough in hot conditions.
7. Place the bananas on top of the dough that has been leveled.
8. Then roll the banana leaf to cover all parts of the banana. Bend both ends of banana leaves and skewer with a toothpick before entering the steaming process.
9. Steamed green bananas for 15-20 minutes.
10. Lift the green bananas, and then wait for it to cool.


1. Turn on the stove over low heat.
2. Mix the milk UHT, mayzena, rice flour, and salt to the pan while cooking.
3. Mix all ingredients until it becomes slightly thick and overcooked.
4. Pour the custard into a bowl.


To serve:
1. Arrange the shaved ice, then pour custard over it.
2. Arrange the green bananas over the custard, add syrup and sweetened condensed milk on top.

You can now have a wonderful day with a bowl of pisang ijo.



Made By : Rifda Humaira, Farras Andriawan, Annisa Abhayamudra

Created : 28/02/2016   21:20 WIB

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