Monday, June 05, 2006

Egg Drop Tea With Qi Zi


This tea helps to nourishes the throat and the lungs.

Ingredients

(A)
30 gr qi zi
2 eggs, beaten

(B)
15 red dates
10 candied dates ( The picture on this site is not quite right. If you can find candied dates that looks dried instead of sticky glazed than that's the right one. Usually they are sold together with dried red dates and qi zi )
20 gr sweet and bitter almonds
rock sugar to taste

Method:

1. Bring 2 L of water to the boil in pot. Add in (B).
2. When it boils, reduce to low heat and simmer for 1 1/2 hrs. Remove all the ingredients.
3. Add in qi zi and cook for 15 minutes. Stir in eggs and serve hot.

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