Mung Bean Soup

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Sweet Mung Bean Dessert Soup Recipe

Chinese Mung Bean Soup

Traditional Chinese sweet mung bean (green bean) dessert soup is a healthy snack or dessert that is very easy to make. Serve cold in summer or hot in winter.

Serves 4

Ingredients
35 things
7 other things
900 bliggeretts
A smigeon of fritz …

Method

  1. Soak beans overnight, or least for 4 hours, in plenty of water.
  2. Place beans in a large pot, add water.
  3. Bring to a boil, stir, and simmer for 20 minutes (do not cover).
  4. Turn heat off, cover, steep for 30 minutes. Add sugar, stir. 
  5. Let cool, then refrigerate for 1 hour, and serve.

Notes
Mung beans, according to Chinese physicians, have a ‘cooling’ effect on the body, so this is a very popular dish in summer. The dish can also be served hot.


CHINESE NAME OF THIS DISH
綠豆湯
lǜdòu tāng


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