Old winter melon and mung bean soup
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This is the hottest solar term of the year. In addition, it is now in the “three volt days”, so the weather is particularly hot, and a winter melon lotus leaf soup with detoxified mung beans and yin nourishing old duck is recommended.
[Materials]: 600 grams of winter melon, half to one piece of fresh lotus leaf, 100 grams of mung beans, 1/3 of peel, half of old duck, 150 grams of lean pork, 3 slices of ginger.
[Cooking method]: Wash each item separately, peel the melon, and cut the thick chunks; soak the mung beans; wash the ducks, remove the dirt, the tail, and cut into pieces, put them with the lotus leaf, lean pork, and gingerIn a clay pot, add 3000 ml of water (about 12 bowls). After boiling the huohuo, change to a wenhuo pot for about two hours, and add an appropriate amount of salt.
This amount attracts 4-5 people.
In hot summer days, winter melon is the most commonly used soup-melon in Guangdong. It can relieve heat, nourish the stomach fluid, eliminate diarrhea, drain water, and reduce swelling.
In addition, winter melon peel and winter melon kernels are also a traditional Chinese medicine for summer heat and water, so folks who use the old winter melon to cure summer heat soup usually have skin and even kernels together.
Mung bean is cool and sweet, and has the functions of clearing heat and detoxifying, quenching thirst, relieving heat, diuretic and moisturizing. In the hot summer, people often use mung bean soup as a health drink for conditioning.
Duck meat is rich in protein, carbohydrates, various vitamins and minerals. Chinese medicine believes that it has the functions of tonifying qi, replenishing stomach and digesting food, and promoting swelling and water swelling.Consumed in patients with edema and tuberculosis with low fever.
In addition, Chinese medicine believes that ducks are birds in the water, which are cool in nature, and the ducks are nourishing yin.
All things are combined into a soup, delicious and delicious, which can relieve heat, clear heat, detoxify, nourish yin, and nourish, and is an excellent moisturizing soup for the summer heat.