China Grass


BM # 72
Week 1, Day 2
Theme; Milk based Desserts

For the second day under Milk based Desserts, I have a dessert which is always in my frig. I make 5 bowls of these as my hubby wants it every day. Now why 5 bowls and why not 7 ? Well at times I serve him ice cream or some other dessert.

Agar agar is a natural sea weed and is supposed to be really healthy. It is very popular in Asian countries and is used in different kinds of desserts. It is a wonderful substitute for gelatine. I have made pannacottas with this agar agar ,salads too but my hubby likes it in this simple form. I would love to make more bowls but unfortunately no one in the house wants to eat it..now aren't you wondering why ? Well hubby does not want any sugar or sugar substitute in the dessert. Secondly since this is always in the frig everyone finds it boring. The day I feel like eating I add sugar to my bowl or make a caramel pudding from it. It is delicious and healthy if made with the given recipe , please add sugar ;)


China Grass

Ingredients
500 ml milk
4 gms agar agar strands
Sugar to taste
1/4 tsp Cardamon powder
Nuts and rose petals for garnish

Method
Put the milk to boil.
Wash the agar agar strands and put them in. The milk.
Let the milk boil till agar agar dissolves.
Add Cardamon powder and sugar.
Pour individual bowls.
Garnish with nuts and rose petals.





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