This is a deliciously different dessert, made by simmering together mung beans, pearl barley, white rice, and rock sugar. This dish is also great as a snack.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
1 hr 30 mins
additional:
1 hr
total:
2 hrs 45 mins
Servings:
2
Yield:
2 servings
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Ingredients

2
Original recipe yields 2 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Place mung beans in a bowl and cover with several inches of cool water; soak for 1 hour. Drain.

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  • Transfer mung beans to a small saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to low and simmer until mung beans open up, about 1 hour. Stir in rock sugar until dissolved.

  • Combine mung beans, rice, and barley in a saucepan. Add 8 times the volume in water. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer, covered, until rice and barley are soft, about 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

394 calories; protein 17.8g; carbohydrates 78g; fat 1.4g; sodium 26.9mg. Full Nutrition
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