April 23, 2015

Rainbow Jelly 彩虹菜燕

 Hi everyone, hope you have a lovely day! The weather is really unbearable, the heat is so warm. My kids have been hiding in the air conditioner room to get away from the heat. To cheer them up i make some Rainbow Jelly for them to enjoy. It is cool, sweet and refreshing. It is simple to make, appetizing and also suitable for any gathering or party.
炎热的天气,真的让人吃不消!我家的小朋友们都躲到有空调的地方去了。
为了能让他们凉快一些,就做了这彩虹菜燕给他们。这是个值得推荐的甜品。这甜品好看又好吃,冷冷,甜甜(当然不会太甜)最适合带去聚餐或小朋友的party

I choose a healthier version, i use fresh milk to make this pretty rainbow jelly. Ingredients is simple. 选来了比较健康的牛奶取代椰浆。简单的菜燕粉可以做出好吃,健康又美丽的彩虹菜燕呢!!


Rainbow agar-agar Jelly
Recipe shared by my little favourite DIY
makes 2 boxes of 12cm x 17cm (approx: 1 liter each)

Ingredients for the colored layers:
1 liter fresh milk
120g granulate sugar
1/2 tsp salt
6 tsp agar-agar powder
4 pcs pandan leaves-knotted
some Americolor food coloring (Soft pink, Orange, Lemon Yellow, Electric Green, Electric Blue and Regal Purple)
 
Ingredients for plain transparent layers:
1 liter water
120g granulate sugar
1/2 tsp salt
6 tsp agar-agar powder
4 pcs pandan leaves-knotted


To Do:
1. Boil the ingredients for transparent layers in a saucepan, (stirring while cooking) till agar-agar powder is complete dissolve and it look clear and transparent. Fish out the pandan leaves, covered, keep it warm and set aside until the milk layer is ready to assemble.

2. Boil the ingredients for milk layers in another saucepan, (stirring the mixture to prevent agar-agar powder from sinking to the bottom) till there is a tiny bubbles appear around the side of the saucepan then it is ready to be remove from the stove. Fish out the pandan leaves (do not bring to a big boil as it will have a skin layer on top)

To assemble:
  • Get ready 2 1000ml plastic container. Rinse with water and shake off excess.
  • Scoop 1 ladle (my ladle holds 90ml) of transparent agar-agar into each container. Leave it till it is set slightly. (not too set/hard or the layers will not stick together. If it is just lightly scratch the layer with a fork and apply the next layer)
  • The second layer will be the milk agar-agar, color it will soft pink. (add more if you like dark color but i like mine more in pastel color). Leave to set slightly again.
  • Do the same alternating between the milk agar-agar layer (follow the rainbow color) and the transparent agar-agar layer have used up.
  • Leave the whole jelly to cool down before covering it and refrigerate it for at least a few hours. I leave mine overnight in the fridge. Slice and serve it cold.
2 plastic container (1000ml each) or a 2 liter Pyrex ware 
用了2 个透明的打包盒子做了两个(一个容量是1000ml)或用2毫升Pyrex长方形玻璃盘
Each layer i use 1 ladle to measure (1 ladle = approx: 90ml) some Americolor food coloring
每一层用了一勺子 (一勺大约是90ml)
first layer - transparent
第一层 - 一勺透明菜燕
Red, Orange..红,橙
Red, Orange, Yellow...红, 橙, 黄
Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Purple Done!  (i'm a bit lazy this round that i did not make it 7 colors :p  If you want that indigo layer you can add 1 drop blue color and 1 drop purple)
红, 橙, 黄, 绿, 蓝,紫 搞定了!(这次比较懒没做足7层 如果你要靛色可以用1滴蓝加1滴紫 )

彩虹菜燕
食谱分享:my little favourite DIY
 做2盒(容量1000ml)
 
透明层材料:
1 毫升 清水
120克 糖
6 茶匙 菜燕粉
4 片 班兰叶( 打结 )
1/2 茶匙 盐

牛奶层材料:
 1 毫升鲜奶
120克 糖
6 茶匙 菜燕粉
4 片 班兰叶( 打结 )
1/2 茶匙 盐 
Americolor食物色素 (Soft pink, Orange, Lemon Yellow, Electric Green, Electric Blue and Regal Purple)

做法:
  • 把透明材料煮滚。 保温,盖好。 
  • 把牛奶材料煮微滚。不可大滚。保温,盖好。
  • 把盒子过水下。倒入一勺透明层菜燕。待凉,手指抹不粘就可以倒入第二层了。
  • 第二牛奶层加入红色素。
  • 重复透明层和牛奶层至到用完。 (牛奶层的颜色跟着彩虹的颜色调配噢!)
  • 完成后,放入冰箱数小时再切后冷冷享用。 

Enjoy~
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