Haluvidha ( maldivian style jello)
Added by peanutts | Wed 28 Jan 2009 @ 12:03
05g Agar powder
Ĺ cup sugar
Ĺ cup condensed milk
Pink or green food colouring
1.In a large heavy bottomed saucepan, mix in agar powder and water. Place the pan over a medium heat and stir with a metal spoon to dissolve .
2.Once the agar dissolves , bring the pan to a simmer. DONíT LET THE MIXTURE BOIL!!. , stir continuously.
3.Add condensed milk, and about Ĺ tsp of vanilla essence. Continue stirring, add few drops of food colouring . Stir and check if it sets by adding a small tsp on a clean plate and if it sets.
4.Carefully pour the mixture in to a tray , try and remove as much bubbles from the top, the mixture should be Ĺ inch thick layer. Let it cool, uncovered. Once set cut in to diamond shape and serve.
[i]Variation : The traditional shape of haluvidha is diamond shape but you can pour the mixture into small individual jelly moulds and let them set , and then unmould them by running a bread knife thought the sides and inverting them on a serving plate[/i].