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Eight Treasure Congee

Eight Treasure Congee

Good for:
Brunch Lunch Dinner Snack Side Dish Soup

Key ingredients:
Mung Beans Longan Fruit Red Beans Lotus Seeds Sticky Rice

Ingredients

30 g (1 oz) red beans
30 g (1 oz) mung beans
40 g (1.4 oz) lotus seeds
30 g (1 oz) coix
40 g (1.4 oz) sweet, sticky rice
20 g (0.7 oz) longan fruit
30 g (1 oz) black rice
20 g (0.7 oz) wheat
20 cc(20 ml) rice wine

  • Arugula
  • Beets
  • Carrots

Instructions

Step 1: Place red beans, mung beans, lotus seeds, coix and wheat in a large pot and cover with 2 inches of water, and Soak overnight to soften
Step 2: Drain the beans, put back into pot add water, and rice wine, bring to a boil
Step 3: Cook over high heat for 5 min
Step 4: turn down heat to medium cover and let cook for 30 min-1 hour (until beans are soft yet still maintain there sahpe.
Step 5: add sugar to taste, stir until dissolved.

Makes 4-5 servings

Key Ingredients

Mung Beans
Mung Beans

Mung Bean Thermal Nature = Very Cooling Flavor = Sweet Detoxifies the body (helps remove, lead and pesticide poisoning) Beneficial to the liver and gallbladder Produces yin fluids esp. liver yin Alleviates ... Learn More »

Longan Fruit
Longan Fruit

Long Yan Rou or dried logan fruit this herb is super tasty its sweet and possess a smoky flavor. In Chinese medicine is Used to help nourishes the Blood, and calm the nerves, also to treat insomnia, ... Learn More »

Red Beans
Red Beans

Aduki Bean (Azuki Beans) (Red Bean) Thermal Nature = Neutral Flavor = Sweet & Sour Influences heart, spleen and small intestine Tonifies the kidney-adrenal function Detoxifies the body Reduces ... Learn More »

Lotus Seeds
Lotus Seeds

Lotus Seeds Thermal Nature = Neutral Flavor =Sweet Strengthens Kidneys Astringes body fluids Overall tonic for the body Conditions Almonds can Help Relieve Kidney weakness Frequent urination Involuntary ... Learn More »

Sticky Rice
Sticky Rice

Sticky Rice Thermal Nature = Warm Flavor = Sweet Warms the Spleen & Stomach Tonifies the Qi Astringes urine Conditions Sticky Rice can Help Relieve: Stomach pain due to cold Diabeties Frequent ... Learn More »

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