Thursday, February 9, 2012

Konnyaku jelly with Honey citron tea | 20 comments:



To combat the current hot weather these days, I made this konnyaku jelly with honey citron tea to ward off the heat from our body system.  Honey citron tea known as Yuja in Korean and Yuzu in Japanese is a traditional Korean tea known to be a good cold and flu remedy.  It contains 1.5 times more natural vitamin C then the orange and taking this helps to overcome fatique as well.  Making a hot drink with a couple of teaspoons of this jelly marmalade makes a very soothing beverage for sore throat.  Here's what I did and you'll agree with me that it's super easy.

  











This yuja jelly has a distinctive flavour ~ a mix of orange and lemon with the citron peel lending a slight bitter taste somewhat akin to grapefruit.

Recipe for Konnyaku jelly with Honey citron tea

Ingredients
  • 1 packet of 250 gm konnyaku jelly powder + 1 packet of malic acid
  • 1000 ml plain water
  • 4  Tbsp honey citron tea jam
  • 250 ml hot water
Preparation
  1. Dissolve the honey citron tea jam with hot water, mix well.
  2. As per instructions on the packet, pour the jelly powder into a pot.
  3. Add in the citron tea mixture, water and cook on high heat.  Keep stirring to prevent mixture from becoming lumpy.
  4. Once boiling, reduce to low heat and boil for another 3 mins.
  5. Turn off heat and stir in the malic acid till dissolved.
  6. Pour into moulds.  Allow jelly to set, cool. 
  7. Keep refrigerated overnight.
  8. Serve chilled.

  I must say a big 'Thank You' to Yummylittlecooks and Vivian Pang for this award.


 I'm submitting this post to Weekend Herb Blogging # 320 hosted by
Astrid  from  Paulchen's Foodblog
 

Konnyaku

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    1. Thank you, Sonia. Yup, indeed refreshing in this crazy weather.

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  2. hello cheah, i've seen this tea in organic shops or jusco...cannot remember but i've never tried them. Maybe it's also a good alternative to drinking honey..cos sometimes i made honey drink too.

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    1. Yes, it's available in Jusco at the section where they have Korean and Japanese stuff. But it's a different brand, think it's more or less the same.

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  3. Beautiful! This konnyaku jelly definitely has a bouncy chewy effect and very refreshing too.

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    1. Thank you, Ann. I prefer this type of jelly, chewy is the word, you've described it well.

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  4. I must get a bottle of this honey citron tea from Jusco too since it has so much vit C and the bitter after taste would be good for me. I love konnyaku jelly :)

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    1. They were on offer just before CNY. I like it too as a drink.

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  5. Mmmm...looks so yummy and refreshing, I know I would enjoy this jelly too because I love citrus!

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  6. Yes, me too. You enjoy and have a pleasant weekend.

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  7. These jellies sounded incredibly good. I definitely won't stop at one. The citron tea jam cost around RM20 per jam.Is it more expensive at Jusco?
    Happy weekend.
    Kristy

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    1. The bottle of honey citron tea costs more than 20 rgt.in JJ think it's around 30 rgt. Like I've said, there are other brands.

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  8. So pretty and somehow they remind me of rambutan fruit ;-))

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  9. Wow, interesting! Would love to try this.

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    1. Thanks for dropping by. Just popped over to your blog Just making noise .... interersting.

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  10. can i just put konnyaku jelly powder and skip the malic acid.

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    1. The malic acid came with the packet and I did it according to instructions.

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  11. Thanks for sharing your info. I truly appreciate your
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  12. Sounds like a great idea, can't wait to try! First I have to buy the honey citron jam first...

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