China grass and milk dessert

Recipe by fatma of Dar-es-salaam, TZ

Many people prefer this dessert in Ramzan, because it cools the stomach.

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    1. 1 cup china grass(agar agar).
    2. 1/2 tsp cardamom powder.
    3. 1/2 cup sugar.
    4. 1 litre fresh milk.
    5. 1/2 cup unsweetened condensed milk.
    6. Almonds and pistas for garnishing.
    7. Food colour of your choice (light colours look best, like pink, pista green, or saffron yellow)
    8. Good pinch of saffron.


    1. Soak china grass in 1/2 cup  of water for 2 mins.
    2. Cook till all grass melts (not a strand should remain).
    3. Add sugar, cardamom powder and fresh milk, simmer on medium heat, stirring continusly, till milk remains half the quantity.
    4. Add saffron and condensed milk, mix well and cook for another 2 mins.
    5. Remove from fire, add food colour and pour into small bowls, garnish with nuts.
    6. Keep in fridge to set.
    7. Serve cold.



    hello. i think falooda sev is used in falooda.

    Lovely shirish

    Lovely shirish

    hi fatma i like ur recipes. can u tell me that i have written 1 recipe but its still not being published on the website .can u tell me any idea of submit the recipe ?



    Hi ! No i dont think you can substitute gelatin for china grass..but faluda is not only in grass, you can get in powder form also...



    hi can u tell me if i can substitute gelatin for china grass.


    what is china grass