Lotus Seed Paste Filling

Preparation info

  • Fills

    20 to 30

    sculptures
    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

The Dim Sum Book

The Dim Sum Book

By Eileen Yin-Fei Lo

Published 1982

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Ingredients

  • ½ pound dried lotus seeds
  • ¾ cup lard
  • ¾ cup <

Method

  1. In a large mixing bowl, place the dried lotus seeds. Fill the bowl with enough warm water to cover the seeds. Allow them to soak for 6 to 8 hours, or overnight.

  2. Drain the water from the soaked lotus seeds. Place the lotus seeds in a large pot, together with 5 cups of cold water. Cover the pot, and bring the water to a boil. Reduce the heat, partially unc