Posted: Wed Jan 09, 2008 5:08 am Post subject: Chinese Recipes - Dessert - Sweet Lotus Seed Soup
This from : http//www.chinesefoodmore.com
250g dried lotus seeds (len chee)
1/2 tsp bicarbonate soda
1.5 litres water
2 pandan leaves, knotted
100g dried longan
75g rock sugar
Put dried lotus seeds into a basin. Put just enough cold water to cover the lotus seeds and add bicarbonate of soda. Set aside for two to two and a half hours. Drain, then wash thoroughly.
Bring water to a boil. Add soaked lotus seeds and cook until the seeds turn soft. Add dried longan and rock sugar. Simmer until longan turns soft and sugar dissolves. Add pandan leaves at the final stage.
Serve this dessert either hot or cold.
* Sweet Lotus Seed Soup the soup is very nutritious, with the effect of beauty _________________ chinese food site: www.chinesefoodmore.com
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