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Almond Bean Curd

Recipe #: 148  |  Submitted By: unknown  |  Last Modified: 15 Feb 2009

Description: In cookery, the Chinese often enjoy making up a dish to resemble the looks, if not also the taste of a particular ingredient, giving the dish the same name. This very light and delightful summer dessert, which looks like bean curd is, in fact, not bean curd at all!

Servings: 6 servings

Almond Bean Curd
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Ingredients for Almond Bean Curd

 1 litre water

 about 130ml (8 heaped tbsp) cut-up agar-agar

 5 tbsp sugar

 175ml evaporated milk

 1 tbsp almond essence

 1 large can lychees

Directions for Almond Bean Curd

Cooking Tip

Other fruits, fresh or canned, like kiwi, peaches, pineapple, mongoes, etc. can be used. Instead of agar-agar, about 30ml (6 tsp) powdered gelatin can be used

1. Put the water in a saucepan and bring to the boil. Add the agar-agar, reduce the heat and simmer to dissolve for 20-25 minutes, stirring occasionally.

2. Add the sugar and stir until completely dissolved.

3. Remove the saucepan from the heat. Pour in the evaporated milk.

4. Strain the mixture through a fine sieve into a serving bowl, discarding any dregs from the agar-agar.

5. Stir in the almond essence. Leave to cool and set, then put into the refrigerator to chill.

6. Cut the 'bean curd' into diamond-shaped pieces. PUt into a serving dish and top with lychees. Serve cold.

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