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Sago is a starch extracted from various Southeast Asian palms, processed into a flour or granulated into little balls called pearl sago. Pearl sago is commonly made into milky baked or steamed puddings in the West. In Southeast Asia, sago is used both as a flour and in pearl form to make desserts such as the Malay dessert, gula melaka, a mixture of sago, palm sugar and coconut milk.
Also known as — pearl sago