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Lotus Seeds in Sugar Syrup Recipe

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Added: Thursday, May 12, 2005

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
7 oz (200 g) dried lotus seeds, skinned and bitter germ removed
1/4 cup (50 g) rock sugar or granulated sugar
7 tbsp 9100 g) granulated sugar
1 oz 925 g) haw jelly, diced

Directions:
Directions:
Wash the lotus seeds and place in a heat-proof bowl with water to just cover. Steam until the seeds are very soft. Reserve the water in the bowl. Drop the seeds in boiling water for 10 seconds. Remove, drain, and set aside.


Pour 1/2 cup of the steaming water into a pot and add fresh water, if needed, to make up the amount. Add the rock sugar and granulated sugar and bring to a boil. Immediately pour over lotus seeds. Sprinkle with the haw jelly cubes and serve.

 

 

 

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