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Hopel Sweet Lotus Roots Recipe
|Glutinous rice||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Lotus roots||1⁄2 Kilogram|
|Ground almonds||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Ground walnuts||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Sugar syrup||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
Calories 493 Calories from Fat 23
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3 g4.2%
Saturated Fat 0.27 g1.3%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 59.6 mg2.5%
Total Carbohydrates 114 g37.9%
Dietary Fiber 4.7 g18.9%
Sugars 25.1 g
Protein 6 g11.4%
Vitamin A 0.01% Vitamin C 45.9%
Calcium 4.7% Iron 10.8%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Wash and clean lotus roots but do not peel, or it will discolour.
Cut off a piece, at one end to be used as lid.
Fill the lotus roots with cooked rice, seal each root with the cut off end as lid, secure it with a toothpick.
Place lotus roots in a large pan with water.
Bring to the boil, lower heat and simmer for 2 hours.
Remove and cool, before serving, peel the outer skin of lotus roots carefully and cut into thick slices, arrange in a serving dish.
Pour sugar syrup over and serve immediately.