Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Water Chestnut and Sugar Cane Drink

Just buy a pack of water chestnuts and a pack of sugar cane from the market. You will be able to have a lovely glass of homemade sweet and cooling drink by boiling water chestnuts with sugar cane. Don’t discard the water chestnuts, it can be eaten. Peel the skin of the water chestnuts, if desired.

Preparation: 5 mins, Cooking time: 30 mins

Ingredients (serves 2-3)
° 350g water chestnuts, rinsed well and bruised
° 150g sugar cane
° 1 litre water
° 100g rock sugar, or to taste

1. To make the drink, put all the ingredients in a pot, bring to a boil and simmer over medium heat for 20-30 minutes. Remove from heat, strain and serve warm or chill.

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