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Es Buah Semangka Recipe

Ingredients with Measurements:
- 1 small watermelon, cut into small cubes
- 1 cup of shaved ice
- 1 cup of coconut water
- 1 tablespoon of sugar
- 1 tablespoon of lime juice
- 1/4 cup of sweetened condensed milk
- 1/4 cup of basil seeds
- 1/4 cup of jackfruit, cut into small pieces

Special equipment needed:
- None

Step-by-step instructions:

1. In a small bowl, soak the basil seeds in water for 10 minutes until they become gelatinous.
2. In a blender, combine the watermelon, coconut water, sugar, and lime juice. Blend until smooth.
3. In a separate bowl, mix the sweetened condensed milk with 1/4 cup of water until well combined.
4. In a serving glass, add a layer of shaved ice, followed by a layer of watermelon juice, a spoonful of basil seeds, and a few pieces of jackfruit.
5. Repeat the layering process until the glass is full.
6. Drizzle the sweetened condensed milk mixture on top of the glass.
7. Serve chilled.

- Time:
Preparation time: 20 minutes
- Cooking time: None
- Serve chilled
Serving size:
- 2 servings

Nutritional information:
- Calories per serving: 200
- Fat: 2g
- Carbohydrates: 45g
- Protein: 3g
- Fiber: 3g

Substitutions for ingredients:
- Honey or agave nectar can be used instead of sugar.
- Mango or pineapple can be used instead of jackfruit.

- Add other fruits such as strawberries or kiwi.
- Use coconut milk instead of coconut water.
- Add a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top.

Tips and tricks:
- Use a seedless watermelon for easier preparation.
- Adjust the sweetness level according to your preference.
- Soak the basil seeds ahead of time to save time.

Storage instructions:
- Store any leftover watermelon juice in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.

Reheating instructions:
- None

Presentation ideas:
- Serve in a clear glass to showcase the layers.

- Mint leaves or sliced watermelon can be used as a garnish.

- None

Suggested side dishes:
- None

Troubleshooting advice:
- If the watermelon juice is too thick, add more coconut water.

Food safety advice:
- Make sure to wash the watermelon and other fruits thoroughly before using.

Food history:
- Es Buah Semangka is a popular Indonesian dessert that is often served during hot weather.

Flavor profiles:
- Sweet, refreshing, and slightly tangy.

Serving suggestions:
- Serve as a dessert or a refreshing drink.

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Region: Indonesian

Taste: Sweet, Tangy, Refreshing, Fruity