Soup Name: Baby Corn and Winter Melon Drink

Traditional Chinese Name: 玉米筍糖冬瓜水 (yù mǐ sǔn táng dōng guā shuǐ)

An easy to make sweet drink that can be served both hot and cold.  Tasting mildly of corn and winter melon, it’s a great drink for hot summer days and is ideal in relieving heatiness in the body.

What Ingredients are required?

1/2 cup of barley
10-12 baby corn with corn silk still attached
6-7 pieces of candied winter melon
2 L of water

How do I prepare it?

  1. Boil water
  2. When boiling, add all the ingredients together
  3. Boil on high for 10 minutes and then can put on medium heat for another 20 minutes
  4. Serve and enjoy!
  5. Can be served cold (just add ice)!

Any benefits?

  • Helps in reducing heatiness in the body

Any precautions?

  • Not recommended for women who are in their first trimester