Friday, August 5, 2011

SWEET POTATO JELLY


This is a  quick and easy dessert  that are good to look at and fun to eat too.

Actually you can add all sorts of things with jelly, it is the ultimate flexible dessert. For this jelly, it comprises of 2 layers, one is using agar powder while the another layer makes of mashed sweet potato and agar powder.

Make sure the bottom layer is almost set before pouring the top one. You can use either individual jelly mould or pour into a  large serving dish. This is so refreshing and yummy!

SWEET POTATO JELLY

BOTTOM  LAYER
1 heaped tsp agar agar powder
300 ml water
1/2  cup  sugar
1/2 tsp pandan essence (optional)
green food coloring

TOP LAYER
230 ml  coconut milk
100g  mashed sweet potato
1/4  cup  sugar
1 tsp agar powder
yellow food coloring

METHOD

Rinse the large serving dish  or individual  jelly mould. .

Place ingredients for bottom layer in a deep pot, constantly stirring until it reaches boiling point. Pour into rinsed mould.

Simultaneously, boil the ingredients for top layer in a separate pot using medium heat, stir in between..

When the bottom layer is nearly  set, pour the top layer on top. Let the jelly cool  to a room temperature.

Chill before serving.


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38 comments:

Suja said...

Simple and beautiful dessert,looks so tempting.

soujanya said...

jelly with sweet potato....Grt!!
feel like grab from your plate and hav fun n taste...:)

Ramya said...

That looks great..I just picked some sweet potatoes today and wud love to try this refreshing jelly:-)

♥♥azatiesayang ♥♥ said...

Salam..nampak sedap!gandingan potato & jelly...

Santosh Bangar said...

simple quick and gorgeous dessert

Prathima Shivraj said...

Very colorful, tempting jelly.

purabi naha said...

This is a really useful jelly using sweet potato and this looks so good! Super yum!

Vimitha Anand said...

Wat a colorful beautiful dessert. Nice one

Dom at Belleau Kitchen said...

i'm loving the green... that's so cool!

kitchen queen said...

very tempting and innovative recipe.

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Beautiful layered dessert..yummy..

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

Sounds super yum !!!

Joanne said...

Wow! I've never seen sweet potato look like this before. gorgeous!

Laxmi said...

Beautiful dessert.. I love its color.. Fantastic..

Sobha Shyam said...

beautiful jelly, love the colour n layers, great idea..

Rachana said...

What a colourful dessert!

Uma said...

super and colourful recipe.

Cheers,
Uma

prachee said...

yummmm... looks nice !!

Deliah's Deli said...

u ni mmg creative la..ada sj yg baru dr 'dapur' ni! :)

Medeja said...

It sounds so interesting. I have never heard of sweet potato jelly. Amazing thing!

Jay said...

fabulous looking jelly...excellent preparation..
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Tiffany said...

This is so creative! ... and colorful! What is pandan?

Junia said...

first of all i love how you used agar agar! and sweet potato in jelly? that is AWESOME.

jeyashrisuresh said...

interesting one, looks colourful and delicious

Jaleela said...

very cool and delicious jelly

Shirley said...

That looks amazing! A happy friendship day to you! A pleasure to know you.

Treat and Trick said...

Tiffany...Pandan leaf aka screwpine leaf are widely used in Asian cooking. The leaves are blended with water to get its green color. For more info here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pandanus_amaryllifolius

Hope this helps..

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i am bookmarking this recipe for our halloween party at work!! such a cool idea!!

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Jenny said...

Interesting dessert. I'd never thought of putting to two together, but it looks good.

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kankana said...

What i like the most about jello is how interesting and colorful you can make it. Loved the addition of sweet potatoes.

Ambreen said...

Simple and beautiful dessert, so colorful :)

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Chaitanya said...

very yummy ... love the preparation very innovative...
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Binitha said...

can it get any prettier...loved it!

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Veena Theagarajan said...

new for me.. I love Sweet potatoes.. must try

Sanoli Ghosh said...

Looks inviting and mouthwatering dessert with agar agar. yummy...

today's post:
http://sanolisrecipies.blogspot.in/2013/05/potato-koftas-in-spinach-sauce-koftas.html

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