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Mixed Beans Sweet Soup

I was cleaning  my fridge one weekend and stumbled upon some left over red, green and black- eyed beans, so I just put them to the boil and came up with this Mixed Beans 'tong sui'.  Just nice to enjoy while relaxing and watching my favourite movie drama.



plucked some Pandan/Screwpine leaves from the backyard .......
Red, Black-eyed, Green beans, Sago pearls and
dried Pak Hup




doesn't take long to make this,
nice and refreshing on a hot afternoon





Recipe for Mixed Beans Sweet Soup
Ingredients :
  • 100 gm Red Beans
  • 150 gm Green Beans
  • 50 gm Black-eyed Beans
  • 150 gm Rock sugar
  • 20 gm dried Pak Hup
  • 10 gm Sago Pearls
  • 7 cups water
  • Pandan/Screwpine leaves
Method :
  1. Put 3 cups of water in a pressure cooker and add in the red beans and cook on medium heat.
  2. Once the pressure is released, then add in the green and black-eyed beans, rock sugar, pandan leaves and another 4 cups of water, and cook till the beans are soft.
  3. Meanwhile, wash and soak the dried pak hup in some hot water for about 15 minutes.
  4. Also, soak the sago pearls with some water for about 5 minutes or till double in bulk.
  5. Once the beans are soft and tender, add in the pak hup together with the sago pearls and keep stirring.
  6. Add rock sugar to taste, and drizzle with some coconut milk, if desired.


Comments

  1. Wow, I never tried mixing all the beans together. Looks good and worth a try!

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  2. Yup, certainly worth experimenting,can dump all the left over beans into one pot, add in black glutinous rice too if you have. Thanks for dropping by.

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  3. Hey this is good for our weekend afternoon snacks..thanks for sharing....I can just slurpp it up from the screen for the moment LOL! I am so waisik :)))

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  4. I make 'tong sui' quite often, especially on Sundays, maybe I've got a sweet tooth...ha, ha

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  5. Aunty,
    I dont own a pressure cooker. I was thinking of making this in a slow cooker/crockpot. Would you know how long I should cook them for and whether I should stagger their cooking times?

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  6. Aleena
    Red beans take a longer time to cook, green beans cook faster. If you use a slow cooker, suggest you add in the red beans first, cook on high, then check it out, if they start to soften a bit, then add in the green beans. The pak hup you can put in last, after soaking for a while. To hasten the process you can use hot water, then put on high. Hope this helps!
    Have a fun time, experimenting with cooking and baking!

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