• Prep Time 20 minutes
  • Cook Time 20 minutes
  • Serving For 4 people
  • Difficulty Easy

Recipe Description

ADD fresh huai shan, also known as shao yao and wild Chinese yam, to your diet to tap into its nourishing and immune system-strengthening properties.

This recipe was first published in Amy Beh’s column, Cook’s Nook.


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Recipe Ingredient

  • 60 g fresh huai shan (wild Chinese yam also known as shao yao). peeled and shredded
  • 3 red dates (pitted and halved)
  • 600 ml fresh sugarcane juice
  • 30 g rock sugar


  1. Place huai shan, sugarcane juice and rock sugar in a medium saucepan or pot. Bring to a simmer over medium to low heat for 8-10 minutes. Do not allow to boil over. Remove and pour into individual serving bowls and enjoy it warm as a refreshing thirst quencher.

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