This is a very common and popular dessert soup among Chinese. The ingredients used are simple, the steps are easy too, but it is my favorite dessert-Chinese Sweet Potatoes Old Ginger Dessert Soup.
CHINESE VERSION: 橙黄番薯老姜糖水
Chinese Sweet Potatoes Old Ginger Dessert Soup | MyKitchen101en
- 350 g yellow sweet potato (cut into chunks)
- 350 g orange sweet potato (cut into chunks)
- 35 g old ginger (smashed)
- 2 liter water
- 60 g small sago
- 130 g sugar
- 3 leaves pandan leaves
1 Cook small sago until semi-translucent (Refer: How to Cook Small Sago Pearls-Translucent & Chewy )
2 Bring 2 liter of water to the boil, add in ginger and sweet potatoes.
3 Bring to the boil again, turn to medium-low heat, cook, uncovered, for 6-7 minutes until potatoes are tender.
4 Add in the partially cooked small sago, sugar and pandan leaves, mix well.
5 Bring to the boil again.
6 Off the heat, cover, let the small sago soaks for 8-10 minutes.
7 After 10 minutes, the sago is fully translucent. Enjoy!