Chai seeds are an amazing ingredient. They have become such a huge super food as they are packed with lots of nutrients. It’s only in the past year or so I started buying them (much later than many people I know), but now I have, I love them. They are great for making various puddings. They cleverly absorb any liquid you add to them and become and jelly like consistency and that’s a great texture for kids, as what kid doesn’t like jelly, right?
I usually just add fruit and liquid of some sort when making a chai pudding, but this time, I had some coconut milk that needed to be used up, so combining that with some over ripe plums, which I cooked up into a sauce, made these little puddings which are delicious and healthy too. These are the chai seeds I like to use, but you can purchase them at most grocery stores or health food store.
Plum and Coconut Chai Pudding
- 3 large plums
- juice of half a small lime
- 2 tbs of maple syrup
- 1/4 cup of chai seeds
- 1/2 cup of coconut milk canned
- 3/4 cup of coconut water
- 1 tsp of pure vanilla extract
- 1 tbs of maple syrup
- 1 tbs of unsweetened shredded coconut
- unsweetened shredded coconut
Peel the plums
Chop and add to a saucepan
Bring to a boil and then allow to simmer covered, stirring occasionally until the plums break down into more of a sauce consistency
Add the lime juice and maple syrup and continue to simmer until sauce reduces down and thickens. (about 20 mins in total, from first adding plums to saucepan)
Set aside to cool, and then refrigerate.
Add all ingredients for the chai pudding to a bowl and mix well to combine.
Place in a tub and refrigerate until overnight to thicken.
Serve chai pudding topped with some plum sauce and shredded coconut
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