What Is Seaweed Jelly?


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Alicia Annabelle Madison Profile
It's a type of jelly made from transparent strands of seaweed. Sort of greenish-yellowish in colour, but looks yummy (:

Seaweed Jelly Recipe

(Burmese Desserts & Drinks)Ingredients :7 g4 cups1/2 cupAgar-agar strandsCoconut milkSugarFew drops rose flavoringMethod :
  1. Soak the strands of agar-agar in cold water overnight or at least 1 hour.
  2. Drain and measure. There should be 1 1/2 cups, loosely packed.
  3. Put the strands and coconut milk into a saucepan and stir constantly while bringing to the boil.
  4. Add sugar and keep stirring and simmering for 15 to 20 minutes, or until all the strands are completely dissolved.
  5. Flavor to taste.
  6. Pour into dish rinsed out with cold water and allow to set.
  7. Cut into squares.
  8. This is a very firm jelly and can be picked up with the fingers.
Note : This jelly is made from transparent strands of refined seaweed that look like crinkled strips of cellophane. This is sold in Chinese groceries as refined agar-agar.

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