Red Bean with Lotus Nuts


  • Red Beans: 160g

  • Lotus Nuts: 80g

  • Sago: 30g

  • Dried Mandarin Orange Peel: 5g

  • Rock Sugar: 150g

  • Water: 3 litres

  • Pandan Leaves: 6 pcs

Cooking Method

  1. Wash the red beans and soak in water for 3-5 hours.

  2. Soak dried mandarin orange peel with warm water till softened and cut into slices.

  3. Soak lotus nuts with boiling water till water gets cold, drain off water. Remove the pulp of lotus nuts.

  4. Boil 3 litres of water with dried mandarin orange peel in pot, add red beans when water is boiling and cook for another 20 minutes.

  5. Add lotus nuts and boil with high heat till red beans softened. Add sago and pandan leaves to cook for the next 10 minutes.

  6. Turn fire off and add rock sugar to taste.


Published by: Thekchen Choling (Singapore)

Recipe by Ani Losang Chokyi

Editor: Stella Hoh

Food Photography by Bene Tan

Food Styling by Ada Wong

#dessert #redbean #lotusnut

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