Saturday, October 15, 2011

Coconut And Grapefruit Jelly

Jellies overall are refreshing desserts (pandan milk jelly, mango milk jelly, dragon fruit milk jelly and pumpkin pandan jelly). Plain jellies are the easiest to make whereas two layered fruity jellies with real fruits are slightly a prolonged technic. One layer has to be set before the other is pour over, cool down and again allowed to set. You can make the jelly a day ahead and chill it. But can't be kept for too long as the fruit juice would have sipped out making the jelly wobbly and runny.

For the  coconut milk (top) Layer
5g seaweed - soaked for 1/2 hour and drained
200ml coconut milk
Sugar as needed
1/2 cup water

For the grapefruit layer
(Note; can replace with oranges too)
15g seaweed - soaked for 1/2 hour and drained
1 cup grapefruit flesh
1/2 tsp grapefruit rind (without the white part)
Sugar as needed

For the grapefruit (bottom) layer
Simmer seaweed with 1/2 cup of water until it dissolves totally.
Remove from heat, strain and leave to slightly cool down.
Stir in sugar, grapefruit flesh and rind.
Pour into either, one big mould or a few smaller ones.
Let it harden.

Next; make the coconut (top) layer.
Simmer seaweed with 1/2 cup water to dissolve it.
Remove from heat, strain and leave to slightly cool down.
Stir in sugar and coconut milk.
Pour over the hardened fruit layer,
Cool down totally and chill in the fridge.
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  1. I love the combination of fruits you used and the color is gorgeous. I bet it is just as tasty as it sounds amazing.

  2. adui...why my jelly not as nice as yours

  3. SO beautiful, Nava! The orange against the white is stunning...and as a huge coconut fan, I'd love to sample this dish~

  4. Nava...these are so unique and beautiful! I love the pairing of coconut milk and grapefruit. A little bit sweet...a little bit tart. Lovely!

  5. thanks for the comments and sharing everyone.

  6. Mmmm! That's lovely! I must have missed the Dragonfruit one because this looks new and exciting :) Buzzed!

  7. OMG that looks so good and colorful! Such a light and flavor rich desert!

  8. Look at the colors! So pretty little things.

  9. Very colourful and yummy jellies !!

  10. Love that colour, am sure it would be full of flavours!!!


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