Lotus Root And Peanut Soup
200g lotus roots, sliced
200g arrowroot, cubed
100g peanuts, soaked for 3-4 hours
30 pieces dried Chinese mushrooms stalks, soaked
20 red dates
5 honey dates
5 dried figs
2.5-3 litres water
1-2 tsp salt or to taste
A dash of monosodium glutamate or to taste
1 tbsp mushroom seasoning
Bring water to a boil, then add all the ingredients.
Allow to come to a rolling boil again. Reduce the heat then cover the pot slightly and simmer for 2-2½ hours.
Adjust with seasoning then dish out and serve.