CHINA GRASS PUDDING
8 grams china grass/dry agar agar,
2 cups milk,
1/2 cup sugar,
1/2 tsp vanilla extract,
warm water to soak the china grass,
4-5 drops of green food color (optional),
saffron for garnishing.
Soak the china grass in warm water. After 1/2 an hour transfer to a pan add bring the china grass and water to a boil. Reduce the heat and keep stirring till the china grass dissolves completely.
In another pan , add milk, sugar and vanilla extract and bring to boil. When it starts boiling, reduce the heat and add the melted china grass to the milk and immediately remove from heat and pour into a flat dish or into individual moulds.
Garnish with raisins and saffron. Let it set at room temperature and then chill it. Cut into diamond shapes and serve. If using a mould, invert the pudding and serve.