This pancake with sweet coconut filling (in Indonesia is called Unti) is a popular snack food or dessert.


  • For the pancakes: 150 gram flour, sifted

  • 2 eggs

  • 2 cups (500 ml) thick coconut milk

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 2 tablespoon oil

  • For the coconut filling: 100 gram palm sugar or dark brown sugar

  • 60 ml water

  • 100 gram freshly grated coconut

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1 piece of pandan leaf, tied into a knot


  • 1.

    For the pancakes: combine the flour, eggs, coconut milk and salt in a mixing bowl

  • 2.

    Whisk into a smooth batter and smooth pouring consistency

  • 3.

    Strain to remove any lump

  • 4.

    Grease a non stick pan and heat over a low heat

  • 5.

    Stir the batter and ladle one scoop (around 3 tablespoons) unto the pan and turn the pan to obtain a thin layer

  • 6.

    Cook until the pancake sets and begins to brown then flip it over and cook for seconds on the other side and remove from the heat

  • 7.

    Continue to make the pancake until all the batter is used up

  • 8.

    For the cocnut filling: bring the sugar and water to a boil in a saucepan

  • 9.

    Reduce the heat to low and simmer uncovered for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally until the sugar is dissolved and the mixture turns syrupy.

  • 10.

    Add all the other ingredients and cook, stirring constantly for 10-15 minutes until the mixture dries up.

  • 11.

    Remove from the heat and discard the pandan leaf.

  • 12.

    Place a pancake on a flat surface and top the coconut filling then folded.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (8 servings)

  • Energy 208kj
  • Fat Total 21g
  • Saturated Fat 15g
  • Protein 3g
  • Carbohydrate 3g
  • Sugar 0g
  • Sodium 218mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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The pancakes and filling can be both be made in advance and keep in the refrigerator.

To grate the coconut, you can use Cheese grater and choose the fine wholes

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Posted by lightsReport
Hi Wina, what do you use to grate the coconut?