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Chinese Recipe : Cantonese Red Bean Dumpling

Ingredient for 20 pcs
Black Glutinous Rice 500 g
Glutinous Rice
1200 g
Red Bean
500 g
Salted Egg
10 pcs
Bamboo Leaves

40 pcs (wrapping style “a”)

80 pcs (wrapping style “b”)

Salt 5 tsp
Oil 10 tbsp

1. Rinse Red Bean, Soak for over night and drain.

2. Rinse Black Glutinous Rice, Soak for 2 hours and drain.

3.Rinse Glutinous Rice, Soak for 2 hours and drain.

4.Mix Oil, Salt, Black Glutinous Rice and Glutinous Rice well. Rest for 1 hour. Then mix with Red Bean.

5.Wash the Salted Egg. Get the Yolk and cut it into half.

6. Cook bamboo leaves in boiling water until soft (about 3 minutes). Remove, wipe it to clean and trim both ends.

 7. Wrap the ingredients with leaves and tie with string.


8.Bring large amount of water to boil. Then turn heat to medium and cook for 3.5 hours.


Use Pressure Cooker :

Cook for 35 mins after boiling. Then, switch off the fire and let it rest inside the cooker for 30 mins before open the cooker lid.


(wrapping style “a”)


(wrapping style “b”)

9. You may serve it with sugar!

Chinese recipe : Sago and Beans Dessert


 Ingredients for 6 persons  
 Red Bean  90g
 Sago  70g
 Wheat  50g
 Green Bean  40g
 Black Eye Bean  30g
 Peanut  20g
 Red Kidney Bean  30g
 Slab sugar  2pieces (about 120g)
 Coconut Milk  160ml
 Water  7 cups



1. Soak Peanut, Red Bean, Green Bean, Wheat, Red Kidney Bean and Black Eye Bean in water for an hour. Then, Boil them with 7 cups of water for one hour.


2. Soak sago in water for 5 minutes. Then,  put it into  mixture and stir it well. Cover by lid for 10 minutes to make semi-transparent sago.

2. Keep boiling and add in slab sugar until dissolved. Then, add in Coconut Milk.

Serve hot or cold