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Sweet Mung Bean & Coix Soup

Sweet Mung Bean & Coix Soup

Good for:
Brunch Lunch Dinner Appetizer Snack Side Dish Soup Treat

Key ingredients:
Mung Beans Coix (pearl barely)


1 cup mung beans
1 cup coix
6 3/4 cups water
1/2 cup rock sugar (or table sugar)

  • Arugula
  • Beets
  • Carrots


Step 1: wash mung beans and coix thoroughly
Step 2: place both ingredients in one pot and cover with 2 to 3 inches of water to ensure that the beans are thoroughly covered, Soak overnight to night to soften
Step 3: drain and return mung beans and coix to the pot and add 6 & 3/4 cups of water
Step 4: bring to a boil, cook over high heat for 5 minutes,
Step 5: cook with lid covered over medium heat for 30 minutes to an hour, until ingredients become soft. Step 6: test by squeezing the beans between your fingers or using the tines of a fork (consistency should be soft and firm yet still maintain their shape)
Step 7: Add rock sugar and bring to a boil to dissolve the sugar

Remove from heat. Serve cold or hot.

Makes 4 6 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 »

Coix (pearl barely)
Coix (pearl barely)

Coix (Pearls Barley) Thermal Nature = Cool Flavor = Bland Promotes diuresis Strengthens the Spleen Benefits the Gallbladder Clears heat Detoxifies the body Conditions Coix (Pearl Barley) can Help ... Learn More »

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