Vietnam Mung Bean Pudding- Che Kho
- Preparation time: 15 minutes
- Cook time: 120 minutes
Used to be an essential part of new year's celebration in Hanoi, Vietnam mung bean pudding is easy to prepare and an extremely healthy food.
- 0.5 kg dried mung beans (still in shell)
- 0.5 kg granulated sugar
- 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
- 1/2 tablespoon grapefruit extract (or vanilla)
- 1 dash of Cardamom powder
- Soak mung bean overnight, pick out all bad beans, and remove shell/skin of the rest, let dry.
- Dry sesame in a hot shallow pan, let cool.
- Boil mung beans in a pot until tender, about 50 minutes to 1 hour.
- Boil water, add sugar and mix with the boiled mung bean, cook over low heat, stir constantly until it becomes a thick paste.
- Add cardamom powder, grapefruit extract and sesame. Served warm or cool.
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