Young Coconut Jelly

Simple coconut and pandan dessert, but refreshing! The longer the jelly is chilled, the better. Enjoy...

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Additional Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
4 servings


  • 2 young coconuts

  • 5 tablespoons white sugar, or to taste

  • 1 pandan leaf, knotted (Optional)

  • 2 teaspoons agar-agar powder


  1. Break coconut shells with a hammer or the back of a heavy cleaver; collect coconut water in a saucepan. Pry flesh from the shell with a strong knife. Peel off any skin with a vegetable peeler. Slice flesh.

  2. Add sugar and pandan leaf to the saucepan of coconut water. Heat over medium heat. Add agar-agar powder and stir until dissolved. Stir in sliced coconut flesh.

  3. Remove mixture from heat and scoop out pandan leaf. Pour into individual cups or ramekins. Cool to room temperature, 15 to 20 minutes. Refrigerate until set, about 30 minutes. Serve chilled.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

142 Calories
8g Fat
19g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 142
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 7g 34%
Sodium 5mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 17g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 6mg 0%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 86mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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