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dragon fruit jelly

Dragon fruit jelly

Chinese new year celebration
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Desserts, Snacks, Sweets and savories
Cuisine Baby toddler food, Chinese, Fusion, gluten free, International, One pot, Spring, Summer, Vegan, Vegetarian
Calories 144 kcal


for the jelly

  • 6 cups drinking water
  • 12 grams agar agar (if using stands use about 17 to 20 grams)
  • 150 grams honey ( slightly vary according to the sweetness of the dragon fruit)
  • 1 pandan leaf ( log leaf is knotted and added)

for the fruit addition

  • 1 cup dragon fruit ( crushed or chopped small)


  • Wash, peel and cut the dragon fruit into small pieces.
  • Taste a bit of the fruit and reduce the quantity of honey if too sweet.
  • In a saucepan add the water and stir in the agar without lumps.
  • Add the pandan leaf to the mixture and heat it
  • when the agar is fully dissolved and the mixture boiled well, remove from heat and dicard the pandan leaf.
  • Let it cool a bit and add the honey, dragon fruit and stir well. the idea is not to cook the dragon fruit
  • Now pour into moulds and refrigerate. It usually sets in about 30 minutes to an hour.
    jelly dragon fruit
  • to unmould run a butter knife along the edges and it releases the jelly.
  • If preferred top with a bit of milk or cream.
    dragon fruit


Calories: 144kcalCarbohydrates: 36gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0.0003gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.0003gSodium: 8mgPotassium: 7mgFiber: 1gSugar: 33g
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