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Corn Maja with Gelatin


  1. 1/2 Tbsp unflavored yellow gulaman powder, dissolved in ½ cup corn stock plus ½ cup water
  2. 1 cup thick coconut milk (extract from 1 grated coconut plus ¼-1/2 cup hot water)
  3. 1 cup thin coconut milk mixed with
  4. ½ cup cornstarch
  5. Pinch of UFC Iodized Salt
  6. ½ cup + 1 Tbsp sugar (for gulaman)
  7. 1 can (425 g) UFC Whole Corn Kernels, drained (reserve ½ cup stock)
  8. 2 drops yellow food color
  9. Banana leaves


  1. Heat thick coconut milk, UFC Salt, sugar, UFC Whole Corn Kernel (reserve ¼ cup for gulaman) and corn stock, with constant stirring until starts to simmer.
  2. Gradually add cornstarch mixture, stirring continuously for about 15-20 minutes or until of paste consistency. Pour into a 7-inch square pan lined with banana leaf.  Flatten surface. Set aside.
  3. Gelatin: Heat gulaman mixture until just dissolved. Add sugar and remaining corn kernels. Stir. Pour over maja.  Chill for 3-4 hours.


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