Rambutan Agar-agar 'O' Jelly

Rambutan is one of our popular garden fruit trees and propagated commercially in small orchard. It is also one of our seasonal fruit besides durian, mangoesteen, langsat and duku. Nowadays we can easily get them from hypermarket in canned. Rambutan flesh is thick, firm, translucent and is sweet & juicy. But have anyone of you try it in making jelly? 'Agar-agar' is the Malay word for jelly or jello. I love making jelly with fresh fruits. It is so refreshing and by the time you enjoy eating the jelly you can also having fun digging out the fruits. How very nice!

Ingredients :

1 packet agar-agar powder (10gm per pkt)
1 can rambutans

Method :

- separate juice from the rambutan.
- add juice with water to make it 900ml (always measure 100ml less than required).
- stir in the agar-agar powder slowly and mix well.
- cook the mixture over medium low heat.
- add in sugar to your taste and stir untill sugar melted.
- off the heat and pour the hot mixture to the jelly mould.
- then place the rambutans flesh into the mould.
- and leave cool; then keep them into fridge.

Isn't it looks great? These transparent jelly are so nice to be serve in gathering or parties.
Rambutan either came with red hairy skin or yellow hairy skin. These pictures were taken at my parents-in-law's home.

It even tastier to top with a scoop of ice-cream. Hmm.....mm!!!

I still feel like having some more!! My son is about to finish the whole lot of them.


  1. How I wish I could taste your ingredients - those fruits! Mouth-watering!

  2. OH WOW!! That is so cool! I wish I could try one :)

  3. Hi your little space, was actually shock when reading about title 'rambutan' in my dashboard n click it straight away... nice post anyway, i love rambutan n its starts fruiting now here in Brunei... like your blog... ;)

  4. Wow! What a cool dessert! I've never had it, but I may have to make it now, it looks like so much fun for the kids too!

  5. What a fun dessert! Thanks for stopping by my blog!

  6. This looks so inviting and interesting! How I wish I could try this!!

  7. uaaaaaaaaa............
    I so wanna eat that right now...
    It's so yum yummyyyyyy :D

  8. This is an intriguing dessert and a terrific idea. I'm off to the market to pick up some rambutan. Thanks for the post. Pam

  9. okay this is the first time I have heard of rambutan but man that looks delicious!

  10. How lucky you are to have access to fresh rambutan, mangosteen, langsat, duku, and durian! This dessert recipe sounds delicious, and I just happen to have a can of rambutan in the cupboard. Thank you fro sharing!

  11. I've never seen anything like this before! Wow!! I wish I could find that fruit here in the states.

  12. Wow..those mouth-watering goodness. My Piggies sure love them..me too hahaha those rambutans on the tree are the yellow species and they are good to eat. You sure are lucky! Thanks for sharing the agar agar recipe :))

  13. first time i've heard of rambutan dessert. can't wait for our rambutan fruits to ripened....

  14. oh i envy you. I love Rambutan and all other lychees as well. Lucky you :)

  15. I just love rambutan and was fortunate to be able to enjoy them during 2 trips to Thailand. I wish I knew how to purchase them in the U.S. Where does one find them in cans, such as you mentioned? Now following; so glad to have found you!


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