How To Make Soft Green-lentil Cake

How To Make Soft Green-lentil Cake

This simple guideline will show you how to make soft green-lentil cake in an easy way. This dish is an traditional cake which is indispensable on full moon altar.


300 g green bean

300 g treacle

1/3 cardamom

15- 20 g sesame seeds


1. Dissolve treacle in 500 ml cold water; bring to boil and purify.

2. Feel dried cardamom; sift the pounded cardamom.

3. Rub roasted peanuts together with hands and blow the skin away.

4. Soak wash green beans in water overnight; spread out on a sieve to drain; roast green beans until slightly golden; keep in cloth so that the husk is crisp; rub and winnow to remove the husk; put green beans into a pot of water (1 green bean/3 water); bring to boil and skim scum; simmer until green beans well-done; add purified treacle, stirring; when green beans are well-kneaded and dry, add cardamom powder and stir; remove from heat; ladle into plates and sprinkle with sesame seeds; slightly shake the bottom of plate on the table so that the surface of cake is silky.

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