Green bean barley dessert
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  • ⅓ bowl mung beans
  • 1-2 handfuls Chinese barley (sheng shou yi mi) - about 60-120g
  • 4 pandan leaves
  • rock sugar to taste
  • 1.6L water
  1. Wash the pandan leaves and trim off any brownish edges. Tie the pandan leaves into a knot.
  2. Wash the mung beans and barley thoroughly.
  3. Place the pandan leaves, mung beans and barley into a pot of water and bring it to a boil.
  4. Simmer for about an hour (remove the pandan leaves after half an hour) and add rock sugar to taste at the end of the cooking process. (The green beans should have split and the barley should be soft and fluffy)
  5. Dish and serve. Can be served hot or cold.
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