Monday, 2 June 2008
Luo Han Guo and Snow fungus Dessert 罗汉果银耳龙眼红枣汤
2 Luo han guo, removed shell
Half bowl dried longan, soaked
1 large piece snow fungus, soaked
5-6 red dates, stoned
Soak snow fungus in water for 30 minutes till soft. Change the water several times. Trim and discard the hard yellow ends, tear snow fungus into smaller pieces. Soak dried longan in water for 5 minutes to remove dirt and impurities. Rinse red dates.
Bring 1.5 litre water to boil and add all ingredients . Cook covered, over low heat for about 45 minutes.
Serve either hot or chilled.
Luo Han Guo is a natural sweetener so there is no need to add any rock sugar, unless you like it really sweet.