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Coconut (Santan) Agar Agar Jelly – Blue Pea Flower

Recently I shared a Pink coloured agar agar jelly recipe. Well this time it’s for the “Boys” – Blue coloured agar agar jelly….haha. This recipe is fairly simple as you only need to make 1 layer of santan and blue pea flower extract in the agar agar mixture. When it is cooling down, the santan will slowly separate and float up, creating 2 layers as can be seen in the photos. Not because I’m a guy, but I think this Blue agar agar jelly looks more impressive than the pink one. What do you think ladies?

To make this cool looking refreshing dessert, click on the video tutorial and print out the recipe below.

Thank you

Please click image below to view Video Tutorial:



https://youtu.be/Sp7h9wFBTcA

Coconut (Santan) Agar Agar Jelly - Blue Pea Flower
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Peranakan
Author: Shiokman Eddie
Ingredients
Blue Pea flower extract
  • 50 dried blue pea flowers bunga telang
  • 100 ml water
Agar Agar mixture
  • 400 ml water
  • ½ packet agar agar powder 6 g
  • 100 g sugar
  • 200 ml santan coconut milk
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • Pandan leaves crushed (optional)
  • ¼ tsp essence of your choice optional
Instructions
Blue Pea flower extract
  1. Wash dried blue pea flowers and boil in water.
  2. After water has turned dark blue, switch off flame. Use a sieve to strain off the flowers and squeeze out the dark blue water.
  3. .
Agar Agar mixture
  1. In a pot of water, add agar agar powder and sugar.
  2. Stir well before turning on heat and bring to a boil. Ensure that agar agar powder is completely dissolved. Boil for a few minutes with pandan leaves (optional). Switch off flame and remove the leaves.
  3. Slowly add blue pea flower extract (to achieve the desired colour), stir well and bring it to a boil. Add essence of your choice (optional).
  4. Add santan (coconut milk) with salt and mix well.
  5. Let the mixture boil for a while and switch off flame.
  6. Scoop agar agar liquid into glass containers or jelly moulds. Remove bubbles on the surface with a spoon. Set aside to cool. The santan will slowly separate and float up, creating 2 layers.
  7. Once set, chill in refrigerator for a few hours before serving.
Recipe Notes

If you want to have a thinner layer of santan, reduce the coconut milk to 120 g.

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