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Green tea powder overcomes its sedate functions to whip up a soothing jelly

A sprinkling of green tea powder and a little patience can soon have you savouring the delicate green tea jelly. The rather plain tea powder comes alive in these cold cubes of jelly.

Made with minimum ingredients, this is a typical Japanese dessert, served usually with seasonal fruits or ice cream.

Green tea jelly

Ingredients

2 tsp green tea powder

6 tsp water (to mix with green tea powder)

1l water

100 gms sugar

3 tsp agar agar

2 tbsp sufi beans sauce

Some seasonal fruits

Method

Take a sauce pan, put one litre water, sugar and agar-agar. Boil till the sugar melts, in low heat.

Add a mixture of green tea powder and water.

After boiling, take the mixture in a bowl or a platter and put it in refrigerator for two hours. Take out when it sets, cut it into cubes. Put sufi beans sauce and serve.

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