Harvesting Palm Fruits
Harvesting Palm Fruits. The palm tree (Arenga pinnata) is not only taken its sap for making arenga palm sugar, the fruit is also used as a food source. Indonesian people called this fruits Kolang-kaling or buah (fruit) ATEP. Mostly they are just used as a mixer in particular type of drink like es campur or es teller. These young fruit is also made of delicious compote and candied fruit.
High market demand for kolang-kaling are approaching Ramadan, the month of fasting. Mostly to make the compote, the most popular dishes for iftar (breakfasting).Farmers will go up a mountain or down the valley to determine which fruit is ready to harvest and which one should waiting for a few more months. For your information the palm tree that going to make Kolang-kaling is different with the tree for making Arenga Sugars.
And this was Arenga farmers who were harvesting their palm fruits…
Jadi ingat untuk persiapan di bulan Ramadhan sebentar lagi nih Mba. he,, he,, he,,,
Tanaman aren atau ruyung yang serba guna ya Uni Evi, kayunyapun kuat selaras penuturan pengelola Istana Pagarruyung.
Iya Pak Indra, bentar lagi pasar kembali putih oleh kolang-kaling
Betul Mb Prih. Istano Pagaruyuang pagarnya dari batang enau 😉
tidak terasa…sudah menjelang Ramadhan…kolang kaling salah satu menu favorit buka puasa….,apalagi pake gula aren…hmmm yummi
keep happy blogging always…salam dari Makassar 🙂