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50 agar-agar recipes


Last Updated : Nov 29,2018




50 agar-agar recipes | china grass recipe collection |

china grass recipes. agar agar recipe collection. This is the vegetarian counterpart of gelatin for recipes that require to be vegetarian. Made from red algae or sea weed, Agar-agar is used for setting purposes. It sets jellies, custards and even puddings and has superior setting quality. Agar-agar was first discovered in Japan and since then is being used to It is known as china grass in India and is used to set Indian Desserts as well. To use it in food, it has to be first soaked in hot water for approximately 30 minutes.

Indian recipes using Agar-Agar

Fig and Cardamom Delight
Fig and Cardamom Delight

Especially in a country like India which is known for its huge population of vegetarians, it is essential to find an option that meets the requirements of such a large population. This is where Agar-Agar comes in handy. Because of its fabulous gelling properties and on account of being vegetarian, agar-agar is great for setting different types of Indian desserts that need that quality.

Thandai Mousse is the perfect combination of western and Indian flavors. With almonds, khus-khus and a thandai syrup to tie it all together, it will taste much better than regular thandai when eaten in the form of a mousse. Fig and Cardamom Delight is made the same way with delicious flavors coming together and being set to a mousse like consistency in glass or bowl.

Dessert recipes using China grass

Caramel Custard
Caramel Custard ( Eggless)

The growing popularity of vegetarianism is really putting Agar-Agar on the forefront. Moreover, it gives a better texture than gelatin post setting. One of my most favorite recipes to make with this is Caramel Custard as it is the perfect amalgamation of sweet, sticky and glossy. Apart from custards, it is used to set pies as well, the most delicious one being a Lemon pie with a Chocolate Crust.  The fluffy and light lemon pie is set over a sweet chocolate base to cut through the lemony flavor!

There are many more dessert recipes that can be made with Agar-Agar. Scroll down below to check them out!

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Eggless Chocolate Mousse ( Mexican Recipe)
Recipe# 1222
16 May 11

 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
The beauty of this pudding is that it is made without using gelatine.
Caramel Custard ( Eggless)
Recipe# 1223
19 Jul 18

 
by Tarla Dalal
Caramel is a flavour with universal appeal. From popcorn and nuts to cakes and pastries, caramel has the power to make your reaction change from ‘like it’ to ‘love it’! Let’s watch the magic of caramel unfurl in this all-time favourite Mexican dessert. The ....
Chocolate Lemon Mousse Cake ( Chocolate Recipe)
Recipe# 1925
26 Nov 12

 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Rich chocolate cake topped with a tangy lemon mousse.
Eggless Caramel Custard
Recipe# 2998
20 Aug 11

 
by Tarla Dalal
This custard is a good alternative for those who hate drinking plain milk. It is a light and tasty pudding with a good amount of calcium, energy and protein.
Diabetic Caramel Custard
Recipe# 3478
20 Aug 11

 
by Tarla Dalal
A light and tasty pudding not only for diabetics but for all those who are health conscious and want to avoid sugar laden desserts. The low fat milk used in this recipe has a wealth of nutrients like protein and calcium which is extremely essential for the maintenance of healthy bones. I have use ....
Eggless Chocolate Pudding
Recipe# 8723
23 Nov 15

 
by Tarla Dalal
The Eggless Chocolate Pudding is the perfect dessert to surprise your vegetarian friends with! They will be astonished by the fabulous texture of this pudding, achieved using versatile agar-agar instead of fat-laden eggs. Made in a jiffy, this recipe is sure to top the list of your favourite chocola ....
Almond Jelly with Fruit Cocktail ( Chinese Cooking )
Recipe# 33128
23 Aug 12

 by Tarla Dalal
Almond jelly with fruit cocktail, fruits and fruit based desserts are popular in china and almond based puddings and jellies are usually savored with fresh fruit. This recipe is classic vietnamese. Little cups of almond flavored jellies are served topped with fresh fruit-which ever is in season. We’ ....
Thandai Mousse ( Mousses Recipe)
Recipe# 35872
23 Jul 18

 
by Tarla Dalal
Here is a mousse with a desi dimension to it! thandai mousse would be appropriate for occasions like holi and other indian festivals or get-togethers. The rich ingredients like almonds, khus-khus and cardamom that are present in the thandai syrup give a slightly spicy touch to this mousse. This reci ....
Thai Layered Jelly
Recipe# 485
21 May 18

 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
An extremely delicious and colorfully layered dessert flavoured with orange and coconut.
Vanilla Cream
Recipe# 1311
23 Nov 15

 by Tarla Dalal
Vanilla cream is no longer sinful, thanks to this low fat, low cholesterol version. This healthful version of vanilla cream makes a great accompaniment for fruits and jelly. You can make luscious dessert preparations like Apple Rolls with Vanilla Cream and Hawaiian Fruit Bowl.
Mango Ginger Mousse ( Mousses Recipe)
Recipe# 35874
23 Dec 14

 by Tarla Dalal
The rather unusual combination of mangoes and ginger gives a unique and unbeatable flavour to this mousse. It is amazing how the shades of ginger, lemon and mint give a completely new look to the otherwise common mango dessert. Taste the mixture after adding all the ingredients, and balance the ging ....
Recipe# 2489
22 Feb 00

 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Easy to make and even easier to eat - that's creamy mouth-watering vanilla mousse.
Fig and Cardamom Delight
Recipe# 5601
23 Aug 11

 
by Tarla Dalal
This sumptuous, easy-to-make, sweet dish can be made in advance and refrigerated. Figs have been used as they are low in calories as compared to other dried fruits and are also rich in fibre. To control the calorie count further, I have used low-fat milk and restricted the sugar to minimal.
Lemon Pie on Chocolate Crust
Recipe# 4721
23 Sep 14

 
by Tarla Dalal
Light and fluffy lemon pie is set on a crunchy chocolate crust. Garnish this pie with layer of sweetened cream and a slice of lemon for an added effect.
Italian Coffee Mousse On A Bourbon Crust
Recipe# 4722
23 Sep 14

 by Tarla Dalal
This creamy coffee flavoured dessert is completely irresistible when served on a bourbon crust.
Hawaiian Fruit Bowl with Vanilla Cream
Recipe# 5301
17 Nov 10

 by Tarla Dalal
Fibre-rich fresh fruits get an exotic twist in this tropical fruit bowl topped with low fat, low cholesterol vanilla cream.
Strawberry Mousse ( Mousses Recipe)
Recipe# 35873
23 Dec 14

 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Have you ever thought of combining crunchy red strawberries and fluffy soft paneer into an irresistible mousse? Although strawberries are seasonal, this mousse is surely worth a try when you can lay your hands on this juicy fruit. Here, the use of lemon juice is imperative as it brings out the full ....
Vanilla Squares with Strawberry Sauce
Recipe# 1444
23 Nov 15

 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
A novel dessert made of vanilla-flavoured milky pudding chunks, topped with delectably juicy, homemade strawberry sauce. Vanilla squares with strawberry sauce is also rich in nutrients like protein, calcium and vitamins, which is another reason to love it!
Chunky Asparagus Delight
Recipe# 22725
04 Feb 15

 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Whirled to a delicate smoothness and lightness, this mixture is heartily loaded with asparagus and an interesting flavoring of agar agar, sour cream and Tabasco sauce.
Coconut Pineapple Mousse ( Mousses Recipe)
Recipe# 35867
23 Dec 14

 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Voila, the well-known pinacolada combo has transformed into a mousse! this delicious mousse, with its winning looks, is a popular one in eastern countries and is sure to be liked by all who taste it. For best results, use readymade coconut milk. I would also suggest that you use canned pineapples to ....
Fruit Bowl with Vanilla Cream ( Weight Loss After Pregnancy )
Recipe# 33058
20 Aug 09

 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Fuit bowl with vanilla cream, protein rich dessert which looks and tastes exotic. Here’s loads of taste without the calories to keep the inches away.
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