Sarabba is a spicy drink from South Sulawesi made from a heavy dose of ginger, white peppercorn, palm sugar and coconut milk. Sarabba traditionally enjoyed by night shift worker during cool evenings.


  • 100 g grated ginger
  • 9 cloves peppercorn
  • 250 g palm sugar
  • 50 g sugar
  • 2500 cc water
  • 500 cc coconut milk
  • a pinch salt

Method :

  • Boil the water in a pan on a medium heat high, add grated ginger, palm sugar, sugar, and white peppercorn. Boiled until all the sugar dissolved.
  • Keep boiling in a low heat and add coconut milk and stirring constantly. You can also ┬áturn off the stove and keep the sugar liquid for one night and add the coconut milk later.