These Agar-Agar “Egg Yolks” are made with mung bean and pumpkin to create a texture that resembles egg yolk. Though carrot might give a colour which is closer to the colour of salted egg yolk, pumpkin will give a better texture.
CHINESE VERSION: 燕菜月饼”蛋黄”
Agar-Agar “Egg Yolks” for Jelly Mooncakes | MyKitchen101en
Yields: 6 (15 g each, diameter=3 cm)
- 10 g split mung bean (soak for 3 hours, drained)
- 40 g pumpkin flesh
- 3/4 tsp agar-agar powder
- 1/8 tsp fine salt
- 80 g plain water
1 Steam soaked split mung bean and pumpkin over medium heat for 20 minutes.
2 Combine agar-agar powder, salt and water in a sauce pot, cook over medium heat until agar-agar powder fully dissolved.
3 Add agar-agar mixture to steamed mung bean and pumpkin, blend until smooth.
4 Pour mixture into 6 holes round ice cubes mould (diameter=3 cm), top with the cover.
5 Keep in the freezer to freeze for 15 minutes, or until fully set.
6 When fully set, unmould and rinse with plain water. Keep refrigerated for later use.
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