Preparation: 10 mins, Cooking time: 10 mins
Ingredients (Makes 32 pieces)
° 12g agar-agar powder
° 1.25l water
° 10-12 stalks fresh lemon grass
° 250ml fresh coconut milk
° 250g sugar or to taste
° food colouring (optional)
1. Peel off the outer layers of the lemon grass stalks, leaving the tender whitish centre. Cut into 8cm pieces and bruised. Place the lemon grass and 1 litre water in a pot. Bring to the boil and simmer for 5 minutes. Discard the lemon grass.
2. Dissolve agar-agar powder in 250ml of water. Pour into the pot the pot, add sugar and bring to a boil.
3. Mix 250ml agar-agar mixture to 250ml coconut milk, let it cool into individual mould or serving glass.
4. Pour in the rest of agar-agar when the coconut layer starts to firm up. Leave it to cool and refrigerate. Serve chilled.