Sweet potato ginger dessert soup is a very common and popular dessert soup among the Chinese. The ingredients used are simple, and the steps are easy too, but it is my favourite 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

Yield: 10 servings

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
 

Instructions:

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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Chinese Sweet Potatoes Old Ginger Dessert Soup

Sweet potato ginger dessert soup is a very common and popular dessert soup among the Chinese. The ingredients used are simple, and the steps are easy too.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Dessert, Dessert Soup, Sweet Soup
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 10 servings
Calories 76 kcal

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

Instructions
 

  • Cook small sago until semi-translucent (Refer: How to Cook Small Sago Pearls-Translucent & Chewy )
  • Bring 2 liter of water to the boil, add in ginger and sweet potatoes.
  • Bring to the boil again, turn to medium-low heat, cook, uncovered, for 6-7 minutes until potatoes are tender.
  • Add in the partially cooked small sago, sugar and pandan leaves, mix well.
  • Bring to the boil again.
  • Off the heat, cover, let the small sago soaks for 8-10 minutes.
  • After 10 minutes, the sago is fully translucent. Enjoy!

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Notes

This recipe yields 10 servings of soup.
The nutritional value for reference is for 1 serving of soup. 

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories: 76kcalCarbohydrates: 31gProtein: 1gFat: 0.1gSaturated Fat: 0.02gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.02gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.01gSodium: 54mgPotassium: 250mgFiber: 2gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 9931IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 28mgIron: 0.4mg
Keyword ginger dessert soup, sweet potato ginger dessert soup
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