Posts tagged: Lotus

Red Bean Soup

By , September 15, 2010

red bean soup dessert 300x237 Red Bean Soup Red bean (also known as Azuki bean) soup has been loved by many Japanese, Korean and Chinese for centuries. It is also one of the most common after-diner dessert in Chinese restaurants. If you inquire about how the red bean soup is made, the waitress would give you a list of ingredients, and tell you to soak the beans overnight and boil it for hours and hours.  Not anymore with Instant Pot! You could enjoy the mouth-watering red bean soup within an hour, including preparation.

Prepare Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: Around 55 minutes with Instant Pot Programmable Pressure cooker

Ingredients: 6 servings

  • 2 cups of red beans
  • 1/2 cup of dry lotus seeds, with the sprouts removed
  • (Optional) 1/2 cup of dry chestnuts
  • (Optional) 2 small pieces of dried mandarin or lemon peel, broken into tiny pieces
  • 4 table spoon of sugar (change this amount depending how many sweet teeth you have)
  • 8~12 cups of water, depending on whether you prefer thick or thinner soup

Cooking:

  • Put all ingredients in the cooking pot
  • Press “Bean/Chilli” function key, and press “Adjust” once to extend the cooking time
  • When the cooking is done, stir well before serving

Pork Rib and Lotus Root Soup

By , June 14, 2009

pork bone picture 300x267 Pork Rib and Lotus Root Soup

The Pork side Rib and Lotus Root Soup will provide you a feeling of harmony family. It’s delicious and full of nutrition to help make a family’s life perfect. What you need to do is to prepare ingredients, put them into Instant Pot Electric Pressure Cooker then press soup button to cook in fully automated cooking process, and switch to keep-warm after cooking.

Prepare Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: Around 40 minutes with Instant Pot Electric Pressure Cooker

Ingredients: 6 servings

  • 1 pound pork side rib
  • 8 ounces fresh lotus root, peeled and sliced in 1/8-inch rounds
  • 1 small ginger cut into 3 slices
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 6 cups of water

Cooking: Put all ingredients into Instant Pot Electric Pressure Cooker then press the Soup button. Then that is it! Simple, fast, delicious, retaining flavour and nutrition, consistent results all the time.