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Asian Coconut Jelly

Sweta Shet
30 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Asian Coconut Jelly RECIPE

If you like coconut, you are gonna love this. This dish probably originated in Vietnam, it then spread to other Asian countries and is now enjoyed all over the world.

Recipe Tags

  • Egg-free
  • Easy
  • Kitty Parties
  • Pan Asian
  • Simmering
  • Boiling
  • Chilling
  • Dessert
  • Vegan

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. coconut milk - 1 cup/ 250 ml
  2. Agar agar flakes - 4 tbsp, chopped
  3. water - 2 and 1/2 cups
  4. sugar - 1/2 cup


  1. Soak the agar agar for 30 mins in warm water. Add all of the water here.
  2. Heat the agar agar along with the water on a low flame, till it dissolves well.
  3. Add in sugar and mix, let it boil for 5 minutes. Note to keep the flame low always.
  4. Stir the coconut milk and pour into the agar agar mixture.
  5. Mix it lightly and cook for about 2 minutes, then turn off the flame. Strain and pour into a mould.
  6. Refrigerate once cooled.
  7. Cut into cubes and serve.

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