Es Cincau, Grass Jelly Drink

Written by on June 13, 2012 in Sumatra Culinary with 0 Comments

Es Cincau, Grass Jelly Drink


Black Cincau or Grass Jelly is a jelly-like that can be found in South-East Asia and normally used in some Indonesian as traditional drinks. Cincau hitam can also be used to reduce temperature, fever, and to prevent indigestion and to lower high blood pressure. It also has low calories so it is good for those who want to loose weight. Having seen its efficacy, it will be very useful if you grow this plant in your garden.

Es cincau


  • 200 g black Grass Jelly cut into dice, and pour it with hot water
  • 100 grams essence of coconut
  • 100 grams Pacar cina (red small rounded jelly, looks like pomegranates seeds)
  • 200 g brown sugar
  • 400 ml of water
  • 750 ml of milk from 1 coconut eggs
  • 4 tbsp mocha syrup

How to make

  1. Boil brown sugar and water until late. Lift, and then mixed with mocha syrup, stir.
  2. Cook milk in a separate place, stir. When it has boiled, lift
  3. Mix the brown sugar with santan (coconut essence) and add all the ingredients grass jelly and pacar cina. Add Ice block as neccesary.
  4. Served cold. And enjoy

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