Purple Sweet Potato Yokan 紫薯羊羹
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Serves: 6
  • 350g purple sweet potato without skin
  • 300ml water
  • 1tsp (2g) agar agar powder
  • 60g sugar or to taste
  1. Cut sweet potato cut thickly after skin removed. Steam under high heat for about 30 minutes or till soft. Mash sweet potato with a fork while it is still hot.
  2. In a pot, add water, sugar and agar agar, stir to boil medium heat. Pour mashed sweet potato into it and stir till combined at low heat for about 1 minute.
  3. Blend sweet potato mixture to smooth till paste. Then pour into a 6 inch square pan (grease pan with little oil). smoothen by a spatula.
  4. Leave to cool, then chill in the refrigerator to set for at least 2 hour before consuming.
Recipe by Anncoo Journal at https://www.anncoojournal.com/purple-sweet-potato-yokan/