Dates jelly

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Total Time:
3 hours
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • For Date jello:
  • 2 g - agar strips or powder
  • 6 - dates
  • 25 g - palm sugar
  • 150 ml - water for dissolving agar
  • 50 ml - water for dates
  • 50 ml - coconut milk
  • A few nuts
  • For Milk jello:
  • 90 ml - whole milk
  • 110 ml - water for dissolving agar
  • 2 g - agar strips
  • 1/4 tsp - rose essence
  • 1 tbsp - sugar

How to Make Dates jelly

  • Wash and soak agar for 10 to 15 mins.
  • Puree the dates and grated palm sugar with 50 ml water, filter with a cheese cloth and set aside.
  • On a low flame, boil agar, stirring till it dissolves completely.
  • Add dates mixture and continue to boil for 15 mins, keep stirring.
  • Add the coconut milk and switch off the flame
  • Rinse the moulds, add nuts, pour the cooked mixture immediately.
  • Allow it to set for around 30 to 40 mins in room temp.
  • Meanwhile prepare the milk jello. Dissolve the agar on a low flame.
  • Add sugar, milk and essence to agar.
  • Boil for 10 mins, keep stirring.
  • Scrape the dates jello on the surface, for the milk jello to set well with it.
  • Pour the milk mixture on the dates jello. Make sure that the date jello is set properly before pouring milk mixture.
  • Allow to set for about an hour or two at room temp.
  • Take a small knife and turn around the mould before unmoulding the jello or chill it for some time and unmould.
  • Recipe courtesy: Swasthi's Indian Food Blog