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Cheng Teng (Cheng Tng)

Update: July, 02/2017 - 09:00
Viet Nam News

with executive chef Patrick Ho from Fortuna Hotel Hanoi 

Cheng tng is one of the most favoured dessert in Hawker Centre in Singapore, combines an array of healthy dried ingredients as longan, date, snow fungus, lotus seed, malva nut, persimmon and pandan leaves. Delightful yet nutritious, cheng tng boosts the energy, helps to reduce blood pressure, soothes the throat and removes heat from body. If you are looking for a refreshing and cooling dessert, it is a perfect choice for you!

Ingredients: serves 1

5g pandan leaves, washed

10g dried longans

10g white fungi

5g red dates

15g dried persimmon, thinly sliced

15g lotus seed

20g sweet potato, cut into small dices

3g pong tai hai (sterculia lychnophora) 

30g rock candy (rock sugar) 

50g pearl barley

50g large sago


- Soak dried white fungi in water until soft, then cut into smaller pieces.

2.  - Boil 1.4l water to a pot with panda leave.

3.  - Add red date, sweet potato and rock sugar to boil in the water.

4.  - Bring to boil and add pearl barley and sago.

5.  - Add rock sugar, adjust to taste.

6.  - Cook for 10 minutes till everything softens.

7.  - Remove pandan leaves.

8.  - Add persimmon and ping tai hai, let it sit for another 20min.

9.   - The dessert can be served both hot and chill.   

yo You can enjoy this dish at Fortuna Hotel Hanoi, 6B Láng Hạ St, Ba Đình Dist. Tel: 04 831 3333, ext 6216/17 for reservations.

Chef Patrick Ho


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