Tuesday, 16 December 2014

Lotus Seeds White Fungus with Dried Red Date and Longan Dessert by Vanessa Tay


Lotus Seeds White Fungus with Dried Red Date and Longan Dessert

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Ingredient

10g Snow Lotus Seeds
10g White Fungus 
6 - 8 Dried Red Date
30 Dried Longan
Rock Sugar
2 Liter Water
Pandan Leave

Method

Soaked Snow Lotus Seeds for an hour
The snow lotus seeds will expand in water, about 1-2 times its original size, and become almost translucent
Remove and rinse under a running tap to remove dirt particles

Soak white fungus in a large bowl filled with water for about 15 minutes or until soft. The white fungus will expand in water, about 1-2 times its original size, and become almost translucent. Remove and rinse under a running tap to remove dirt particles. Using your hands or scissors, cut off the discolored parts and hard stem. Next, tear white fungus into small florets. Rinse thoroughly and drain the water.

In a large pot, bring water to boil.  Add in pandan leave, dried red date and soaked white fungus. Bring to a boil and reduce to simmer slowly for 30 mins.

Add Snow Lotus Seeds, continue to simmer for another hour

Lastly add in dried longan, increase the flame, let it boil for 5mins. Lastly add in rock sugar to taste 

























Attached a link for your understanding what is Snow Lotus Seeds

Here the pic of how snow lotus seeds look like and information where I bought.
I bought it from a Chinese Medical Store ~ Bee's Brand Bird's Nest & Health Products located at Ghim Moh "I cannot remember the address" HDB block facing Fresh Market



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