Friday, April 27, 2007

Sweet Potatoes Soup

New Variant - with fresh lily bulbs and ginko nut added to Sweet Potatoes Soup

This is an easy home-made sweet soup. Besides, steaming sweet potatoes as a healthy snack, it can be used to boil to make a simple and delicious dessert. It is very nutritious, rich in dietary fiber as well as good source of vitamin A, C and B6.

Preparation: 5 mins, Cooking time: 20 mins

Ingredients (serves 3)
° 150g sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
° 4 pandan leaves (screwpine), tied into a knot
° 6 red dates (optional)
° 1 litre water
° 1 slice ginger
° 35g rock sugar or sugar, to taste

1. Place all the ingredients except sugar in a pot. Bring to a boil and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until the sweet potatoes are tender. Add in the sugar and bring to a boil again.
2. Ladle the dessert into individual serving bowls and serve.

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