Wedang Cincau dan Selasih - Grass Jelly and Basil Seeds in Ginger Syrup
'- 250 gram grass jelly (Indonesian: cincau), cut into small cubes- 1 tablespoon basil seeds (Indonesian: biji selasih), soaked in 1/2 cup of hot waterGinger syrup- 500 ml water- 50 gram ginger, peeled and bruised- 2 lemongrass, bruised and knotted- 2 pandan leaves (optional), knotted- 75 gram sugar
1. First, make the syrup by combining all syrup ingredients in a pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes. Turn off heat and strain to get a clear syrup.2. Next, divide grass jelly and basil seeds into four serving glasses or bowls, top with ginger syrup. Serve immediately or chilled.