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Sagu (Brazilian Grape Tapioca)
from Muffin Goddess

Adapted from "Delightful Brazilian Cooking" by Eng Tie Ang. For a different taste, add half grape juice concentrate and half sweetened red wine .


  • 1 quart water
  • 1 cup sweetened grape juice concentrate (or 1/2 cup grape juice concentrate and 1/2 cup sweetened red wine)
  • 1 cup tapioca (sagu, not minute tapioca)

Bring the water to a boil in a medium saucepan.

Add the grape juice concentrate and the tapioca pearls. Cook uncovered over low heat, stirring occasionally, for 20 minutes or until the tapioca is soft and clear.

Chill before serving.