Friday, August 15, 2008

Luo Han Guo/Buddha Fruit Sweet Soup

The Luo Han Guo was removed from the drink before serving

The Buddha Fruit or Luo Han Guo is a fruit from China that helps to reduce coughing and supposedly aids longevity.This fruit is usually dark brown and very light. Its size range from as small as a golf ball to as big as a tennis ball, . You can read more about this amazing fruit by going to

1 medium size luo han guo
Dried longan
Dried Pitted Red Dates
Dried Lotus Seeds Halves
Rock sugar according to taste

Wash luo han guo and light crack it open.
Put it into a pot of water (about 1.5 liters) together with all other ingredients except the rock sugar and bring to boil.
Once it has come to a boil, add some rock sugar and let it simmer for an hour or so.
The soup can be served warm.
If you want it cold or chilled, do not add ice cubes! Just cool it in the fridge and you'll have a refreshing dessert.
Alternatively, this soup can be boiled without rock sugar.
Add in honey before serving. Honey is more nutritious anyway and is great for the complexion. .

1 comment:

Tastes of Home said...

Hi Lily! This looks good! See you next week! :)

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