China Grass Custard

28 Jun

Gaddi Junnu


China Grass 1 pkt (10 gms)
Milk 1 Lt
Sugar as required

Method of preparation:

Roughly chop china grass and soak it in a cup of water for about 10 minutes.
Boil milk in a sauce pot for 5 to 10 minutes.
Pour the soaked china grass into the above milk pot and stir.
Remove the milk pot from the stove and add sufficient sugar.
Mix thoroughly and pour into serving bowls.
In two to three hours, the milk solidifies and ready to eat.
Serve them chilled if you wish.

Notes: You can also add food colors, essence or chopped cashews and raisins in the boiled milk.

13 Responses to “China Grass Custard”

  1. Mythreyee June 28, 2008 at 8:43 am #

    Absolutely gorgeous delight. I love it.

  2. Sujatha June 28, 2008 at 7:58 pm #

    Hi Anusha, Looks gorgeous! Where did you buy the china grass from? I have been looking for it recently, but couldn’t find it.. Please let me know..

  3. kalva June 29, 2008 at 8:56 am #

    Yep its gaddi…. i love it

  4. Abraham Paul June 29, 2008 at 11:55 pm #

    it is super.

  5. anusharaji June 30, 2008 at 9:09 am #

    @sujatha i got the china grass from India during last trip

  6. Rajani June 30, 2008 at 10:05 am #

    Sujatha, You can buy from Chinese stores too. I think its called agar-agar

  7. Sujatha June 30, 2008 at 12:31 pm #

    Thanks Anusha and Rajani for the info… Rajani, now I get it, I didn’t know about its other name.. I kept asking china grass in chinese stores, and no one seemed to be knowing it.. I will try looking/asking for agar-agar next time! thanks again friends..

  8. vandana July 1, 2008 at 1:38 am #

    Hi Anusha
    it was very super delight but addding some thing like some cardomom powder nuts raisins and some toppings .
    can u suggest some toppings on that

  9. Rashmi July 1, 2008 at 9:43 am #

    Hi! The custard looks beautiful..just wanted to ask if china grass needs to be soaked in warm water or plain? Thanks.

  10. garima roy dave August 7, 2008 at 12:01 am #

    Absolutely gorgeous delight. I love it.

  11. smi June 17, 2010 at 4:06 pm #

    my mum calls this treat as ”falooda”..she puts saffron to flavour it..yum

  12. Hari Chandana June 17, 2010 at 10:38 pm #

    Wow… looks really delicious.. wonderful post.. Loved the presentation 🙂

  13. yamini September 28, 2010 at 4:09 am #

    Hi raji,
    This dish is exactly from Burma(Mynmar) we use 2 call as Chow Chow Gaddi but, the difference is we use coconut milk insted of milk. It is very delisious its my favourate dish

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