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Recipe Name: Sweet Walnut Tea Submitted by: Administrator
Source: Source Description:
Ethnicity: Last Modified: 2/23/2014
Base: Comments:
Course: Beverage  
Preparation Time:
Number of Servings: 6

1/2 Cup(s) Raw rice
Water to cover
2 Cup(s) Walnut meats
1 Cup(s) Water
1 Cup(s) Sugar
Wash raw rice. Soak overnight in water to cover. Then drain well.
Blanch walnuts. Grind walnuts and rice to a fine powder, either byhand
(with a mortar and pestle) or in a food mill. Gradually stir the
powder to a smooth paste with the second quantityof water; then stir in
the third quantity. Strain mixture through a double thickness of
cheesecloth into the topof a double boiler. Gather together corners of
the cheesecloth andsqueeze every possible drop of liquid into the pan.
Add sugar and thefourth quantity of water. Bring remaining water to a
boil in the lower half of the doubleboiler; then reduce heat to medium.
Cook walnut-rice mixture over it,stirring constantly until it thickens
(7 to 10 minutes). Serve hot, insmall bowls.NOTE: This mixture, also
known as Flowing Walnut Pudding, may bereheated, but only over
extremely low heat to prevent burning.VARIATIONS: For the rice,
substitute 1/2 cup glutinous rice. Wash thoroughly;then soak 10 minutes
in water to cover. In step 3, use 1 cup of therice-soaking water to
make the smooth paste. Omit the rice. After grinding the walnuts,
simmer them 30 minutes inwater to cover. (Omit step 3.) Strain the
walnuts as in step 4; then addthe sugar and water. Pick up step 5,
adding to the mixture 1/4 cup riceflour. In step 5, add to the
walnut-rice mixture 12 Chinese red dates whichhave been cooked in 1 to
2 cups boiling water until soft (about 20minutes), then pureed through
a fine sieve or ricer to remove the skinsand pits.From <The Thousand
Recipe Chinese Cookbook>, ISBN 0-517-65870-4.Downloaded from Glen's MM
Recipe Archive,

Nutrition (calculated from recipe ingredients)
Calories: 186
Calories From Fat: 4
Total Fat: <1g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 7.5mg
Potassium: 3.1mg
Carbohydrates: 46.7g
Fiber: 1g
Sugar: 33.3g
Protein: 1g

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