Healthy Chinese mixed congee- Laba Congee(eight treasure porridge )
Breakfast, staple food
Calories: 172 kcal
black rice or any other type you prefer
Chinese dried red dates
of water depending on your cooking ware
High pressure cooker:
Pre-soak peanuts, mung beans and red beans, walnut for at least 4 hours and soak the rice for around 1 hour too. Place all the ingredients and pour around 6 cups of water. Cook for around 30 minutes until pressure mode or select beans option.
For pot without pressure mode:
Pre-soak beans overnight and soak rice for at least 4 hours. Mix all the ingredients with 10 cups of water. Cook with strong heat to a boil, turn to low heat, cover and simmer for 40 to 60 minutes until all the ingredients are soft to taste. Leave a gap between the pot edge and cover to prevent the boiling congee from blowing out.
Serve hot, optionally with a sweetening like sugar.
Eight Treasure Congee—Mixed Congee
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g
Total Carbohydrates 33g
Dietary Fiber 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.