Monday, April 4, 2011

Mung Bean Dessert (Tau Suan)

180g split green mung bean
2 pandan leaves - washed and knotted
80 g rock sugar
4 cups water
2 fried dough fritters (you tiao) - cut into pcs
30g sweet potato flour mixed with some water to form a very starchy mixture

  1. Soak the beans in water for 30 mins and drained.
  2. Steam the beans for 15-20 mins or until they become soft.
  3. Bring a pot of water to boil.  Add pandan leaves and sugar.  Cook for 15 mins and add in the steamed beans and boil for another 10 mins.
  4. Stir in the potato starch mixture gradually and boil until it becomes gluey or to desired starchiness.
  5. Ladle into bowls and serve with some you tiao.