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Grass Jelly Chen

Unusual Ingredients

Grass Jelly Chen
Ingredients:
4 Tablespoons rice flour
6 Tablespoons black grass for jelly
2 and 1/2 teaspoons bottled alkaline water
4 Tablespoons bean flour
Preparation:
1. Grind rice with a little water to make a slurry. Pass through a cloth to remove all particles, then set aside.
2. Put nine cups of cold water in a non-metal pot. Add black grass jelly and the alkaline water and simmer on high heat for an hour. Remove from heat an allow to cool, then rub in pan to extract sticky stuff from the grass. Pout this and the liquid back into the pot and cook twenty minutes more. Repeat the rubbing, and boil again and rub once more. Strain and discard solids, strain and boil one more time.
3. Put rice liquid and bean flour in a bowl or pan and stir well, then pour into the boiling grass jelly liquid, and stir well, and while stirring, pour into a pudding pan and allow to cool and solidify. Chill in refrigerator and cut as needed before serving.

                                                                                                                                                       
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