Top 10 Sago Flour In Malaysia

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Remember those colorful, chewy round balls that you can find in your cendol, kuih sago and pengat? Those sago pearls are made using sago flour, a flour that comes from sago palm trees. Aside from making sago pearls, sago flour is also great for making bread, biscuits, and crackers. The most familiar dessert made using sago flour that you probably have tasted is the Nyonya kuih lapis and ‘lempeng’. Baked goods made using sago flour usually have a melt-in-the-mouth sensation that is hard to resist!

Sago is infamous for its chewy texture, but it has some health benefits too. It contains antioxidants that can help to neutralize harmful molecules known as free radicals. This flour also contains about 7.5 % of resistant starch which functions to feed your healthy gut bacteria. Sago flour is free of gluten and low in cholesterol, so most people can consume this flour.

Below are the top 10 list of sago flour available in Malaysia!

1. Star Brand Sago Flour

Star Brand Sago Flour
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Star Brand Sago powder is to make a lot of cuisines all over the world. Bread, pancakes, and biscuits may all be made with Star Brand Sago Flour. Aside from that, it may be made into a paste by mixing it with boiling water and forcing it through a filter under high pressure to produce sago pearls, which are used in desserts.

Country of Origin: Malaysia

Size Available: 500 g and 1 kg

Price: RM3.55 (1 kg)

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase

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2. Dapur Desa Sago Starch

Dapur Desa Sago Starch
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Dapur Desa Sago Starch is a starch derived from the stems of several tropical palms.

The term “sago” is often applied to starch derived from various sources. You can use this sago starch to make many different kinds of desserts. It can also be used to thicken up your stews and soups.

Country of Origin: Malaysia

Size Available: 350 g

Price: RM2.50

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase

3. RBH Sago Powder

RBH Sago Powder
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RBH Sago Powder is made of pounded sago palm into a fine powder which can be used as a thickening or a dense flour in other cuisines. Sago pudding and sago cake are several of the desserts that can be created with this flour.

Country of Origin: Not Stated

Size Available: 400 g

Price: RM2.40

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase

4. Bunga Daffodil Brand Sago Flour

Bunga Daffodil Brand Sago Flour
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Bunga Daffodil Brand Sago Flour is made in Malaysia using Malaysian grown sago palm. The sago palm is thoroughly ground to produce a fine and smooth consistency of sago flour. Try out this sago flour soon!

Country of Origin: Malaysia

Size Available: 500 g

Price: RM3.90

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase

5. Healthy Baker Sago Flour

Healthy Baker Sago Flour
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The sago palm produces a starch that is used to make Healthy Baker Sago Flour. Sago flour is used as a thickener in soups and puddings, as well as in baking. It may also be used to make noodles, pastry, and biscuits. You could also make bread, pancakes, and biscuits using this flour.

Country of Origin: Malaysia

Size Available: 500 g and 1 kg

Price: RM3.50 (1 kg pack)

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase

6. Seagull and Sun Sago Flour

Seagull and Sun Sago Flour
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Seagull and Sun Sago Flour are made from excellent quality sago palm grown in Sarawak. The sago palm is processed thoroughly to ensure that the customers get only the best from the brand.

Country of Origin: Malaysia

Size Available: 400 g

Price: RM3.00

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7. Burung Layang Layang Brand Sago Flour

Burung Layang Layang Brand Sago Flour
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Burung Layang Layang Brand Sago Flour is a flour made in Malaysia. This flour has been used by many generations to make ‘kuih-muih’ and traditional cuisines during festivals and important events.

Country of Origin: Malaysia

Size Available: 700 g

Price: RM3.99

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase

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8. Sobaso Sago Flour

Sobaso Sago Flour
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Sobaso Sago Flour is a flour that comes from Indonesia as sago is one of the main staple foods of the majority indigenous people in the eastern Indonesia. In Indonesia, it is used to make Indonesian cuisines such as bakso and more. 

Country of Origin: Indonesia

Size Available: 500 g

Price: RM18.28

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9. Star Brand Sago Flour

Star Brand Sago Flour
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Star Brand Sago Flour is a gluten-free flour which means it is suitable for those who cannot consume gluten. This product has also been certified by the HACCP, ISO 22000 and GMP.

Country of Origin: Malaysia

Size Available: 500 g

Price: RM2.20

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase

10. Bake With Yen Sago Flour

Bake With Yen Sago Flour
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Bake With Yen Sago Flour is a great sago flour made in Malaysia. This flour has smooth granules that can be used to thicken your stews, soups and even desserts! Try out this flour soon!

Country of Origin: Malaysia

Size Available: 500 g

Price: RM7.00

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase

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Here are some recipe ideas you could try out using this flour!

  • Sago Pudding
  • Sago Chiffon Cake
  • Sago Kuih Bangkit
  • Nyonya Kuih Lapis
  • Cheese Sago Cookies

Note: This list was compiled by the team at My Weekend Plan after extensive research and shared opinions to suggest helpful recommendations for the public. More Top 10s in Malaysia are waiting to be discovered, if you have any other great suggestions too, please email us support@myweekendplan.com.my. The sequence of brands is in no particular order.

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