Vanilla Pudding

China grass is the name used for Agar-agar in India. It is a gelatinous substance obtained from algae. Usually we use in labs as a medium to grow bacteria and to check their motility and mobility. Apart from this it is also used in cooking. It is a natural vegetable gelatin counterpart. they are available as white and translucent or as strips or as powders. They are used to make jellies, puddings and custards.

This is a great recipe for Summer season. It keeps the body cool. It can be used as a laxative and an appetite suppressant.  It is a fine source of Iodine, calcium, iron, phosphorous and vitamins. It contains approximately 80% fiber and is a good intestinal regulator.

INGREDIENTS

China grass – 1 pkt

Milk – 900 ml

Water – 100 ml

Sugar

Vanilla syrup – 2-3 drops

Tutti-frutti – few

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  • Clean the china grass with water.
  • Mix it with water and allow it to boil till it melts.
  • Boil milk separately and add it into the china grass.
  • Mix thoroughly.
  • Add vanilla syrup and sugar.
  • Stir continuously so that they don’t form lumps.
  • Pour it into a mould or plates. Garnish with tutti-frutti.
  • Refrigerate it until they solidify and serve

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