Savory Pounded Tea Rice

Preparation info
  • Makes

    6 to 8

    servings as a main dish
    • Difficulty


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By Linda Anusasananan

Published 2012

  • About

There are three main elements to this healthy rice bowl: the toppings, the garlic rice, and the herbaceous tea. Although traditionally the tea is pounded with a mortar and pestle, an electric blender makes the process easier.

This unique dish uses a variety of different vegetables and fresh herbs (see the Hakka Pantry for descriptions). If you can’t find all of them, adjust your choices to your local market. You can also reduce the variety of vegetables and