Aloe Vera Lemongrass Aiyu Jelly by Nora Leong


10 stalks of lemongrass
1 big aloe vera leaf
Padan leaves
2 pkts instant ice jelly powder (I use holly farm)


Preparing aloe vera
Cut away the brown parts of the aloe vera at the top and bottom
Wash under running water
Remove the skin
Wash and cut the flesh into small cubes
Prepare a pot of boiling water. Abt a big bowl
Put in the cut aloe vera and let it boil for 10 mins
Strain and rinse 2x with cold drinking (or tap) water
This is to remove the gel and gooey stuff
Scoop 2 tbsp into each serving bowl

Preparing the jelly

Remove the most outer layer of lemongrass
cut away 1cm fr the top and 1 inch at the bottom
Wash and give each stalk a few vertical slits or simply pound it with the handle of the knife
Boil 1500ml of water
Add in the lemon grass and boil over med heat for 10 mins then add in pandan leaves and simmer for another 20 mins over low med heat
Remove the lemon grass and any residues from the water
Pour in the 2 pkts of jelly powder
Keep stirring. Once dissolved turn off fire
Pour into the serving bowls
Once cooled, place into the chiller

*squeez some lime juice b4 serving and honey if u have a really sweet tooth