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Monday, December 13, 2010

Sweet Potato Soup

According to these criteria, sweet potatoes earned 184 points, 100 points over the next on the list,
the common potato.(NCSPC)

In Malaysia, sweet potato is often cut into small cubes and cooked with yam and coconut milk (santan) to make a sweet dessert called bubur caca. A favourite way of cooking sweet potato is deep frying slices of sweet potato in batter, and served as a tea-time snack.

In houses, sweet potatoes are usually boiled. The leaves of sweet potatoes are usually stir-fried with only garlic or with sambal belacan and dried shrimp by the Malaysian Chinese.

Sweet potato soup a type of Chinese tong sui (sweet soup) that is served during winter consists of boiling sweet potato in water with rock sugar and ginger.

1kg orange sweet potato (peeled and chopped into bite size pieces)  | 
2,000ml water  |  4 pandan leaves  |  40g ginger (slice)  |

160g sugar 

bring water to boil add in sugar and pandan leaves boil for 2 minutes.

add in sweet potato simmer with lowest heat for 15 minutes.

serve hot.


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