Hot lotus tea

Yield: 6 Servings

Measure Ingredient
4 cups Water
½ teaspoon Baking soda
1 pounds Lotus seeds
5 cups Water
1 cup Sugar
2 Eggs

1. Bring water to a boil; stir in baking soda. Then pour over lotus seeds and let stand 5 to 10 minutes.

2. Rub lotus seeds with fingers to husk; rinse and drain.

3. Bring remaining water to a boil; then stir in sugar to dissolve. Add lotus seeds and simmer, covered, 1 hour.

4. Beat eggs lightly. Gradually stir into mixture and remove from heat at once. Serve hot, in small bowls.

From <The Thousand Recipe Chinese Cookbook>, ISBN 0-517-65870-4. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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