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Peach Jelly (Momo No Jelly) Recipe

Peach Jelly (Momo No Jelly)

Peach Jelly (Momo No Jelly)

Ingredients :

    • 4–5 long strips of agar-agar
    • 500 ml (2 cups) water
    • 330 g (11/2 cups) sugar
    • 1/2 cup fresh white peaches (from about 2 small peaches), cubed
    • Juice of 1/2 lemon
    • 2 eggs (egg whites only)

Method :

    1. Rinse the agar-agar in cold water. Place agar-agar in a saucepan and cover with water, setting aside to soak for 20 to 30 minutes.
    2. Bring the agar-agar and water to a boil, cooking until dissolved, and stir in the sugar until completely dissolved.
    3. Add the peach pulp and the lemon juice and set aside until completely cooled.
    4. Beat the egg whites until stiff, then fold in the cooled peach mixture. 5 Pour into a shallow dish and chill in the refrigerator until set. Cut into small squares and serve.

Agar-agar is a vegetable gelatin made from a type of seaweed. It is commonly used as a stabilizing agent to thicken ice-cream, jelly and pudding. It is readily available in the dried foods section in food stores, and is sold as thin strips packaged in plastic packets.

Serves 4
Preparation time : 50 mins
Cooking time : 20 mins