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Eight Treasure Congee—Mixed Congee
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
45 mins
Healthy Chinese mixed congee- Laba Congee(eight treasure porridge )
Course: Breakfast, staple food
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: Congee
Servings: 4
Calories: 172 kcal
Author: Elaine
  • 1/2 cup glutinous rice
  • 2 tablespoon black rice or any other type you prefer
  • 1 tablespoon peanut
  • 5 Chinese dried red dates
  • 1 tablespoon mung beans
  • 1 tablespoon red beans
  • 1 tablespoon corn flakes
  • 10 dried Longan
  • 1/2 tablespoon walnut
  • 6-10 cups of water depending on your cooking ware
High pressure cooker:
  1. 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:
  1. 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.
  2. Serve hot, optionally with a sweetening like sugar.
Nutrition Facts
Eight Treasure Congee—Mixed Congee
Amount Per Serving
Calories 172 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Sodium 49mg2%
Potassium 130mg4%
Carbohydrates 33g11%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 65IU1%
Vitamin C 4mg5%
Calcium 21mg2%
Iron 1.9mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.