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

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Chinese Sweet Potatoes Old Ginger Dessert Soup | MyKitchen101en

Ingredients:

  • 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
 

Directions:

1 Cook small sago until semi-translucent (Refer: How to Cook Small Sago Pearls-Translucent & Chewy )

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2 Bring 2 liter of water to the boil, add in ginger and sweet potatoes.

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3 Bring to the boil again, turn to medium-low heat, cook, uncovered, for 6-7 minutes until potatoes are tender.

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4 Add in the partially cooked small sago, sugar and pandan leaves, mix well.

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5  Bring to the boil again.

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6 Off the heat, cover, let the small sago soaks for 8-10 minutes.

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7 After 10 minutes, the sago is fully translucent. Enjoy!

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