Jiufen Dessert Bowl
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Jiufen Dessert Bowl

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Level

difficult
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Cooking

47 min
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Preparation

120 min
Ingredients
Servings
4
Herbal jelly
Life Bottle Drink Herbal Tea1 bottle
Konnyaku Powder5 g
Sweet potato and taro balls
Sweet Potato100 g
Taro100 g
Tapioca Starch1 cup
Sugar38 cup
Red beans
Red Beans1 cup
Rock Sugar2 tbsp
Water3 cups
Herbal syrup
Life Bottle Drink Herbal Tea1 bottle
Rock Sugar14 cup
How to cook
Cook herbal jelly
  • Combine Life Bottle Drink Herbal Tea and konnyaku powder together in a pot, and stir until it boils.
  • Pour the mixture into a small bowl and chill for 4 hours.
Cook sweet potato & taro
  • Boil sweet potato and taro cubes in separate pots till soft. You should be able to easily pierce the cubes with a toothpick or fork.
  • Drain the water and mash the boiled sweet potatoes and taro with a fork in separate bowls.
  • Add half the tapioca starch and sugar to each bowl and knead each dough by hand till smooth. Add more water if the dough is too dry, or tapioca flour if it’s too wet.
  • Roll the doughs out into logs, cut them into 1.5cm pieces, and roll them into balls. Toss with tapioca starch till well-coated.
  • Bring a pot of water to boil. Cook the sweet potato and taro balls for 2 minutes, then transfer them to an ice bath.
Cook red beans
  • Combine soaked red beans, water, and rock sugar in a pot. Cook for 45 minutes.
Cook herbal syrup
  • Combine 1 bottle Life Herbal Tea and rock sugar in a pot, and boil till sugar is dissolved.
Assembly & serve
  • Put all components into a bowl to serve.
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