The Edible Bird's Nest

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It's not just the creativity, its the imagination and effort which helped me to execute and recreate this dessert of Michelin starred chef. Thinking on a versatile way I gave my own twist to this edible bird's nest. This "EDIBLE BIRD'S NEST" contains 'COCONUT MILK PUDDING' representing the Eggs, cooked and fried spaghetti representing the Nest , Designated coconuts resembles the SNOWY TEXTURE, and the biscuit crumbs scattered on the plate is the SOIL DIRT LOOK, and to finish this stunning eggs nest garnished with GREEN SUGAR CRYSTAL , YELLOW SUGAR CRYSTALS, and FROZEN GRAPES, and the choco stick filled with grapes syrup represents TREE LOGS.
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Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time1 hour 45 minutes
Served As: Desserts
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian
Recipe Taste: Sweet
Servings 2


  • 2 Shells discarding the whites and yolks, by making a small circular hole, or eggs eggs
  • cup Coconut Milk ½
  • 1 cup Milk
  • Cardamom pinch of
  • 2 drops Vanilla Essence
  • 2 tsp Sugar
  • 1 tsp Gelatin powdered ½
  • stick Chocolate for the tree logs
  • 1/2 cup Black Grapes
  • 1/2 cup Brown Sugar
  • Cardamom pinch of.
  • Biscuits dark soil., or oreo for the edible bird s nest soil oreo
  • Biscuits or any other chocolate biscuits., or ginger ginger crumbs
  • Biscuits for the light coloured soil. ordinary
  • 1/2 cup Powdered Sugar
  • Black Grapes used by me as for coloring agent, or grapes for the gel grapes
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 2 drops Vanilla Essence
  • 1/4 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Gelatin as per the quantity
  • 1 Spaghetti for the edible bird s nest pck
  • Butter or oil
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 1 glass Sugar for the coloured
  • Green Food Color pinch of
  • Yellow Food Color pinch of
  • Garnishing grated heated and refrigerated, or coconut for coconut
  • 10 no Black Grapes s
  • Flower pink coloured,not mandatory flower
  • Powdered Sugar


  • For the coconut egg pudding:
  • In a large bottomed pan add in the coconut milk and gelatin and stir well.
  • Stir the above mixture until the gelatin (powdered/gelatin sheets) dissolves well in the coconut mixture and set aside.
  • In the separate sauce pan add milk, cardamom .vanilla and powdered sugar and the brown sugar and mix well.
  • Turn o0n the heat and let it combine well in low heat.
  • Do not let the milk gelatin mixture come to boil. And stir well.
  • Once the milk mixture dissolves the sugar add in the coconut and gelatin mixture in to the pan and combine well.
  • Stir for about 4-5 minutes and take out of heat. Stir for about 3 to 4 kin and let it rest in a room temperature.
  • For the birds nest:
  • Taking any of the shaped molds (similar to birds nest) is okay...
  • In a large pan add in the spaghetti pack and salt to taste and let it boil for about 6 to 8 minutes in medium heat.
  • Add in 2 tsp. of oil to the boiling mixture (in order to avoid sticking together of spaghetti to one another)
  • In a frying pan add oil and heat it.
  • Make the boiled spaghetti to the reacquired nest shape on a separate bowl and immerse into the oil pan. c
  • Fry the spaghetti till it gets the light golden brown as required. And keep aside.
  • For the grape (gel)
  • In a large bottomed pan, add in the grapes extracted and stir well on allow heat.
  • Once mixture starts to heat up add sugar powder and stir well.
  • Add vanilla essence and cardamom and mix well.
  • Stir on a low heat for about 5- 6 minutes and reduce to certain level.
  • Add cornstarch and stir well for 2 to 3 minutes. and set aside
  • For the sugar crystal:
  • In a large pan add water and heat it up.
  • Add in the sugar on medium heat and keep stirring well.
  • Once the sugar dissolves on the process, keep an curious eye on the sugar mixture, so that it doesn't burn out.
  • Then add in the required food color and let to caramelize. Once the sugar caramelizes pour in the mixture on butter paper and give the reacquired shape.
  • Allow the mixture to cool on room temperature.
  • Once it settles down allow it on to refrigerate.
  • For the coconut snow:
  • in a bowl add grated coconut and add cinnamon and cardamom powder(a pinch)
  • Mix well and add sugar to it.
  • Mix the mixture and froze it overnight till it sets well.
  • Once the mixture is set and frozen blend it in blender to form a powder and a snowy texture.
  • For the Tree Log:
  • Fill the Choco Sticks with prepared grape gel and froze overnight. Till it sets well.
  • For the presentation makeover:
  • Place the dirt soil (crumbled biscuits..) on the center of the plate and decorate to the level.
  • Then place the birds nest on top.
  • Place the de molded eggs (coconut milk pudding) on the nest.
  • Side up the nest with medium sized biscuits crumbs in a decorative manner.
  • Add the sugar crystal (glass) on the top of crumbs.
  • Place the frozen grapes in garnishing way.
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Deepika Shet
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