Little Red Bean and Winter Melon Congee (1716)

Diuretic and reduce water retention


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Little Red Bean and Winter Melon Congee

SYMPTOMS  

Water retention with swollen ankles.

THERAPEUTIC EFFECTS:   

Diuretic and reduce water accumulation.

INGREDIENTS:      

  • Little red bean 赤小豆- 80gm
  • Winter melon 冬瓜 -320gm
  • Rice - 80gm

1.   Skin and remove seeds of winter melon, wash and cut into small cubes.

2.   Rinse other ingredients and put all in a pot with adequate water. Bring to a quick boil and reduce heat to medium and cook for about 45 minutes to become a thick congee. Half cover lid during cooking to prevent spilling.

3.   Serve without adding any salt.

USAGE:     

Eat with meal. Can use job's tear instead of little red bean for similar effect.



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