Origin: Malay – a dessert that is similar to jelly.
agar-agar is a jelly-like dessert derived from algae. It can also be used as an ingredient to complement other desserts.
agar-agar itself can also be added with fruit slices or coconut milk to enhance its taste and appearance.
Siti: “Ahmad, I made your favourite agar-agar today with peach slices in them.