Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Sweet Potatoes Konnyaku Jelly


After making the dragonfuit konnyaku jelly last month, i still have half a packet of the konnyaku jelly powder left. This time i actually think of a colour first then decided what to to put in as filling. Purple or red is the colour that i wanted. Strawberry, grapes , watermelon have all crossed my mind..i thought watermelon would be nice but then how about the seeds..no. Earlier somebody suggested kiwi fruit on my dragonfruit jelly post which i think it's beautiful with the green colour and refreshing too. Red dragonfruit would be nice too but since i've made dragonfruit earlier, i thought of using another fruit. Then i thought of purple sweet potatoes. Do you think it's a bit weird to use sweet potatoes in jelly? I just went ahead and tried that. I love the natural colour from the purple sweet potatoes and if you think it's really weird, it's not. Ok, you can almost imagine the texture of the sweet potatoes but to go with this jelly, i dont find it unpleasant at all. If you are still curious about the taste of these jellies, try making it and you will know..


I used about 2 small medium size purple sweet pototoes here, steam and mash them till fine and lastly shape them into balls. Jelly making as per instructions in the packet.
Will be linking this to Seasonal Sunday

42 comments:

  1. They are so sweet looking..i bet this order is also closed, right? hahaha...

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  2. the bright purple color is so lovely!

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  3. the colour is so nice! you're so creative, lena (:

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  4. I was shocked to read the title, sweet potato konnyaku jelly!!
    But then when you said it tasted fine, then I trust you. It was really rather shocking in the beginning, very very frankly speaking. You're a very daring woman.

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  5. this jelly is so special! I've not try any sweet potato jelly before, but I like the purple colour of this jelly!

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  6. wow Look at those purple beauties! Miss ube purple taro!

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  7. Your jelly look so pretty. Love the gorgeous colour and I'm sure that they are delicious too! Brilliant idea!
    I've seen today, at Giant Hypermarket, the ice cream plastic bag. Do you have Giant Hypermarket over in Ipoh? Let me know, if you still can't find it, I'll be happy to send a pack to you. Have a nice day!

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  8. Looks so refreshing especially in these hot day!

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  9. that reminds me of Kluang's dragonfruit...the red colour type!

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  10. i mean.... it kinda lookalike to those dragonfruit jellies..haha

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  11. Purple is my favorite color and this dragronfruit jellies looks like a real beauty :)

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  12. I love konyakku jelly...! It's my favourite type of jellies :). Love the bright colour, very elegant...!

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  13. That is an amazing purple colour! And you know what Lena? Konnyaku jello is my most favourite food in the world! Ok, maybe ONE of my favourites haha. But I LOVE it. And yours looks so nice! So interesting that you used sweet potatoes!

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  14. wow, this is so pretty! I love the purple colour :)

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  15. The purple sweet potatoes look so amazing in these jellies.

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  16. Lena..after all the romance...suddenly I see this sweet potato jelly...hahaha it was amazing that you can think of this combination LOL! Great one ...love the color. Next time send some over :)

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  17. They look like little frozen fairy flower lights... beautiful! :)

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  18. Lena, with sweet potatoes as fillings? So special, tempting la!

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  19. halo claire, lain kali ya!

    jess: yeah, i think it's lovely too!

    jasmine: err..not creative..just try only.

    wendy: hope you've recovered from the shock!ha! think about the combination maybe weird but it's really ok,of course must be eaten chilled. I thought of trying out, out of curiousity after all the ingredients are not expensive.

    tze: just tried this out for fun actually but it's not really worthless!

    hi angie, yeah..the purple here is attractive, i think and i like the jelly crystal clear, thanks anyway!

    kitchen flavours: yeah, we have giant over here..i shall look for them there!thank you!

    hi jeannie, good to eat cold jelly in these extrememly hot weather!

    chris: yeah, it does look like the red dragonfuit jelly..almost the same colour..

    ann: i guess it's the colour that makes it look pretty..ahem..

    cooking gallery: i also seem to love these jellies more..love the chewy texture..

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  20. hello umm, nice meeting you, thanks for coming by, thanks for your compliments!

    hi sharon: yeah, konnyaku jelly is nice to eat and easy to make..i'm also loving these jellies more and more!

    thanks cathy! i love your kitty and the piggy buns yesterday..meoow!

    zoe, yes! i do think the colour is pretty attractive too!

    elin: romance is over..now must take some jellies to cool down..

    kenny!! you're back..you must have really enjoyed your holidays...shiok!

    min, i just saw your tricolour cake at my blog list..will chk it out soon!

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  21. Yup! Really loved Taipei! Can't wait to go back! :D

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  22. oh, i thought you just went to the great walls..

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  23. Hahaha, the Great Wall of China (and much of Beijing) was two years ago! I just have a terrible backlog of posts... especially travel ones. :P

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  24. these are little pieces of art work :) purple potato peeking out from the transparent jelly, too beautiful!

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  25. Oh wow, I love the purple color! No, I don't think it's weird, I would like to give this a try if I have the right ingredients.

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  26. Love your gem-lke dessert! You photographed them so cleverly they look like Venetian glass! Incredible hue of purple! I always have such difficulty eating works of art like these! Cheers!

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  27. What gorgeous color. This would enhance any meal. I hope you have a great day. Blessings...Mary

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  28. Such a pretty colour! Sweet potatoes in jelly is new to me, sounds really interesting!

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  29. Beautifully presented fuchsia jellos! Sometimes it is the very opposites that attract...that's what makes these jellos stand out!

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  30. this looks nyummy!
    love the texture and colour

    xoxo

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  31. Oo, the purple sweet potato jellies are SO pretty. I love the purple shade - its almost fuchsia...

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  32. Wow! love the purple jellies. They look SO amazing Lena!

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  33. I love the color of this dessert! So pretty! I have never had konyakku jelly...looks delicious! :)

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  34. Hi Lena, wow! They're beautiful. Love the colour. Looks too beautiful to eat, ha ha.
    But sure would love have two pieces.
    Love your display presentation.....
    I guess your family sure loves their mama.....
    Have fun and keep well.
    Lee.

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  35. Lena these look absolutely lovely and nice, gloria

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  36. thanks everyone for your nice comments and your time for dropping by here. Appreciate that!!

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  37. It's not weird at all! My aunt uses purple sweet potatoes as a mochi filling. I love the color. It's kind of like magenta, which is like pink, which is my favorite color. :) I've never had this jelly before, but yours always turn out so beautifully and all in one piece. They look so good.

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  38. So colourful, Lena. It's sure a great original creation!

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  39. esther, maybe you shld get a pcaket of this powder and put in some fruits if you like, very easy to make,instructions are on the packet.

    cheah, thank you!! not a bad creatin, huh??

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  40. I tried making the jelly yesterday. It's nice. Thanks for the recipe.

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  41. hi kendra, thanks for letting know. Very glad to hear that!

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