Agar-Agar, also known as 'Kanten' or 'China Grass', derived from bright red sea algae, is a vegetarian thickener, thickens better than gelatin.
1 teaspoon of Agar-Agar Powder is roughly equivalent to 3 teaspoons of Agar-Agar Flakes.
Agar-Agar is rich in iodine and trace minerals. Used as a stabilizer or thickening agent for soups, fruits preserves, ice creams, puddings, cheesecakes, other desserts and egg-free dessert recipes.
How To Use Agar-Agar Powder: Stir in 1 teaspoon of Agar-Agar Powder in 1/4 cup liquid (water or milk) until dissolves. Heat over low heat until it bubbles (45 seconds). Add this warm Agar-Agar mixture immediately to liquid you wish to thicken, and stir well. It will thicken in 30-45 minutes or faster in the refrigerator.