Wednesday 24 October 2012

Chinese Herbal Jelly, Guilinggao 龟苓膏

Chinese Herbal Jelly, Guilinggao 龟苓膏

3 bowls of guillinggao

Guilinggao ( Kwai leng ko in Cantonese) is a traditional Chinese herbal jelly. It is believed to have a cooling effect on the body and is a very popular snack enjoyed by the Chinese.




One packet of guilinggao

One small sachet of guilinggao

1. Use 5 sachets and 1000ml of water to prepare 6 Chinese rice bowls of guilinggao.
2. Dissolve all the 5 sachets of guilinggao powder with a little cold water in a mixing bowl to form a paste.
3. Then mix the paste into 1000ml of hot water. Stir to dissolve the paste into the water.
4. Sieve the solution into 6 Chinese rice bowls. They will cool and hardened into a jelly-like substance.
5. Chill them in the refrigerator and add 1 Chinese soup spoon of honey to the guilinggao before consuming.

Note: Honey is widely believed to be good for the complexion.

So tempting

Use 1 Chinese soup spoon of honey to go with it

Ready to be gulped down with relish


  1. Love this dessert!!
    I boil chrysanthemum water in place of plaon water.

  2. That's very innovative of you, keep it up.

  3. wow very nice your blog and blog pic i am so happy..

    Ginseng Singapore By ZTP

    1. Hi Robert,

      Thanks for the comment and welcome to sumptuous flavours.


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