Coconut Milk Agar DessertAdapted from Japanese Agar Packet by Jyoti Dambiec

A light and refreshing Japanese dessert.

Cook Time:  5 mins
Serves:  Makes 15 small moulds

2 grams agar-agar powder
200 mls water
100 mls coconut milk
30 g sugar
Vanilla essence , optional
Some fruit e.g. berries, fresh mango pieces, cherries


  1. Put cold water and agar-agar powder in a saucepan.
  2. Stir and bring it to boil. Turn heat down and keep it boiling for 1-2 mins.
  3. Take it off the heat and add coconut milk and sugar.
  4. Cut fruit into small pieces and place them in container.
  5. Pour agar-agar/coconut milk mixture into the container.
  6. Cool in fridge until it sets.

Nice made in small moulds. I made 3x recipe and changed quantities a little to use the whole tin of coconut milk; 400 mls tin of coconut milk, 500 mls water, 90 g sugar, 6 grams agar-agar.