Friday, 7 August 2015

Chendol Agar Agar




Agar is a species of algae and is a Jelly like substance used to make desserts. Agar can also be used as a substitute for gelatin. Various ingredients can be added to get different flavours agar agar. Agar agar is a light and refreshing dessert for a hot day.

Chendol Agar Agar

Bottom layer: 1 and a half tbsp agar agar powder
170 gms sugar
600gms thin coconut milk
400gms thick coconut milk
1/2 tsp salt
300 gms chendol

Method: Cook 600ml thin coconut milk, agar agar powder and sugar over medium fire. Switch off fire and add in thick coconut milk and salt. Stir to combine. Use a sieve and pour onto a 8×8 inch tray. Sprinkle the chendol over the agar agar and let it set.

Top layer: ( A) 1 and a half tbsp agar agar powder
500 ml thin coconut milk
200 gms gula melaka
(B) 250 ml thick coconut milk
2 egg yolks
1/2 tsp salt
Mix (B) together

Method: Cook 500ml thin coconut milk, agar agar powder and gula melaka in a pot and brings to a boil. Switch off fire and add in (B). Mix well and use a sieve to pour over the bottom layer. Let it set and cools down before putting in the fridge.

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