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Grass Jelly {Cincau}

Ingredients:

  • A block of grass jelly, cubed*
  • cold water
  • soy milk, chilled
  • lychee from a can, reserving the juices
  • ice cubes

Pandan-flavored simple syrup:

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 pandan leaf, knotted

Directions:

  1. Prepare pandan-flavored simple syrup by adding all ingredients in a deep saucepan. Heat it on medium and bring the syrup to a gentle simmer. Simmer and steep for another 15 minutes to infuse syrup with pandan flavor.
  2. Remove syrup from heat and allow to cool before chilling it in the refrigerator.

Lychee Cincau

  1. To prepare lychee cincau, layer tall glasses with a few tablespoons of cubed grass jelly, pandan simple syrup, lychee and its juices.
  2. Top it off with ice cubes and cold water. Using a tall spoon, give everything a stir, sip to taste and adjust sweetness accordingly.

Soy Cincau

  1. To prepare soy cincau, layer tall glasses with a few tablespoons of cubed grass jelly and pandan simple syrup.
  2. Top it off with ice cubes and chilled soy milk. Using a tall spoon, give everything a stir, sip to taste and adjust sweetness accordingly.

*notes: grass jelly can be purchased from your local oriental supermarket, either fresh or canned.

 

Grass Jelly {Cincau} | @KiranTarun http://kirantarun.com/food
Off to enjoy the Floridian summer, with a glass of cincau in tow. That’s just natural 🙂

Grass Jelly {Cincau} | @KiranTarun http://kirantarun.com/food
Have you tried grass jelly before?