Sweet Es Kweni Gula Merah, Guilt-Free Iftar Dessert Everyone Loves

Saturday, 23 May 2020 | 12:25 WIB
  • Learn how to make Es Kweni Gula Merah (kwini mango cocktail with palm sugar) for family's iftar dessert with this step-by-step recipe!

    Minuman Buka Puasa Sehat, Es Kweni Gula Merah Yang Segar Ini Bikin Sore Jadi Lebih Seru
    Minuman Buka Puasa Sehat, Es Kweni Gula Merah Yang Segar Ini Bikin Sore Jadi Lebih Seru

    Kitchenesia.com - As iftar hour is approaching, you subconsciously order your favourite sweet treats on food app. You believe you deserve to gobble up a glass of saturated fat and excessive sugar for making it to finish a full-day fasting.

    Also, a health article on the internet says people lost a good amount of sugar in their body during fasting. Thus, you think your favourite dessert can positively bring back the sugar level to normal level. 

    Please stop. This kind of mindset only leads you to guilt. Our body deserve to be treated with comforting and healthy drink for they endure 16 hours of dehydration and hunger.

    For healthier and guilt-free iftar dessert, try Sweet Es Kweni Gula Merah (kwini mango cocktail with palm sugar) instead. This refreshing drink employs sourness of kwini mango and sweetness of palm sugar. The main ingredient, cincau jelly from chinese mesona leaves, is scientifically-proven to benefit digestive system. 

    Whip one up at home with failproof recipe below!

    Prep time: 20 minutes

    Yields: 10 bowl

    Ingredients

    250 grams kwini mango, diced into 1x1 cm size
    250 grams black grass jelly, diced into 1x1 cm size
    200 grams green grass jelly, diced into 1x1 cm size
    1 1/2 tbsp kaffir lime juice
    250 grams palm sugar, grated
    100 grams white sugar
    1 litre water
    500 grams shaved ice


    Cooking Steps

    1. Place palm sugar, white sugar, and water in pot, and bring it to boil over medium heat. Boil until the sugars are dissolved and blended well. Let it chill in room temperature.

    2. Transfer sugary water into a clean plastic basin, put kwini mango in it as well. Put it in the fridge for 1 hour until the water turns cold.

    3. Take the basin out of fridge and divide it equally into 10 bowls. Divide black and greed grass jellies, shaved ice, and kaffir lime juice consecutively into the 10 bowls.

    4. Serve Es Kweni Gula Merah (kwini mango cocktail with palm sugar) as an iftar dessert.

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