Pandan known as rampe in Asian countries is an aromatic wonderful herb.
Even the dry leaves of rampe never fail to give aroma.These grow in big clumps and can
be grown in pots too.
Viewing few of the health factors -It is a painkiller when taken as tea.
Good for arthritis ,chest pains,gum pains,blood pressure and for hair loss too.
The aroma of pandan leaves aid those who have loss of appetite.
Coconut milk and agar agar have many health benefits which many of you know,
so i will not be pointing the health benefits of the same.
Pandan leaf extract is one good combination with coconut milk ,whether it is
savoury or sweet,so do try this recipe and send in your suggestions.!
Let’s get into the recipe now.
10 gm agar agar (the box sold in indian stores is 10 gm)
3-5 medium sized pandan leaves ground with a little water
sugar to taste
100 ml water
METHOD (for pandan layer)
Prepare the pandan layer by mixing the agar agar in 100 ml water,and heating it till
dissolved.(Divide the dissolved agar agar mixture into 2 portions,one for the pandan
layer and the other for coconut milk layer)
Use half of the agar agar mixture and mix with the pandan extract (strained) and 2 cups
of water.Add sugar to taste.
Pour into moulds and allow to set in refridgerator (normally the jelly sets at room
temperature ,so by the time you prepare the coconut layer it will set.
FOR THE COCONUT MILK LAYER
750 ml coconut milk
sugar to taste
a pinch of nutmeg
1/2 tsp.rose essence (optional)
remaining agar agar mixture
Mix all the ingredients together ,and heat for a few seconds and pour over the set
pandan layer .(pour when cool ,but take not to delay as the mixture will set quick)
Allow to set in refridgerator for a few hours and cut into shapes you like.
Well, i flipped the pandan layer to the top,and cut shapes.You could pour into individual