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buko salad drinks recipe

Buko Salad Drinks Recipe

Buko Salad Drinks made of fresh young coconut, gelatine, tapioca pearl, sugar and milk. It's the perfect drink to beat the summer in the Philippines. Try this togetehr with other Filipino snack recipe.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Chilling Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 30 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: buko pandan drinks, buko salad drinks
Servings: 10
Calories: 224kcal
Author: Jenalyn Rose Forbes


  • 1 sachet green gelatine unflavored
  • 1 sachet red gelatine unflavored
  • 1 sachet yellow gelatine unflavored
  • water according to gelatine packaging instruction
  • 1 cup tapioca pearl small size
  • 1 cup young coconut shredded
  • 2 cup coconut juice
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • ¾ cup condensed milk
  • ½ cup white sugar


  • Cook each gelatine according to packaging instruction. Transfer in a glass container and put inside the refrigerator for at least 2 hours or until set. Cut into cubes and set aside.
  • Meanwhile, cook the sago in a pot with boiling water over medium heat. Stir occasionally and cook for 15 minutes until transparent. Rinse with cold water and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine the gelatine, coconut juice, shredded young coconut, evaporated milk, condensed milk and sugar. Mix until the sugar is dissolved.
  • Add the tapioca pearl and mix well. Serve in a glass with ice!


Calories: 224kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 111mg | Potassium: 283mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 122IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 151mg | Iron: 1mg