400g peanuts (small and with skin on)2 tsp. Kei Chi
15 red dates (seeded)
3cm thick ginger root(crushed)
1 medium-sized carrot
salt and pepper to taste
Boil some water to scald the bones. Rinse the bones thoroughly and remove all fats.
Meanwhile, boil about 3/4 potful of water (10 soup pot). Add in peanuts red dates, kei chi and ginger.
Add bones to soup. Bring it to the boil and boil at high heat for about 10 minutes. Lower the heat to low and simmer for 1 hour. Add in carrots pieces (cut diagonally). Bring it to the boil and simmer for another 1-11/2 hours or till peanuts are soft.
Add salt and pepper to taste.
* About 2 Tbsp. Soya bean can be added for additional nourishment.
* 2 trotter can be used in place of bones. This helps tactating mothers to produce more milk.