Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Water Chestnut Delight

500 g water chestnuts (washed & peeled, cut into 6mm thick slices)
375 g sugar
250 g water chestnut powder
1 liter water
500ml evaporated milk
2 tbsps vegetable shortening
oil for frying

1- Put water chestnuts in a pot of water and bring to boil.
2- Add sugar and cook till sugar dissolves. Allow to simmer over very low heat.
3- Mix water chestnut powder with evaporated milk. Sift and add vegetable shortening.
4- Stir this mixture into simmering contents in the pot. Remove from heat.
5- Pour into a greased baking tray. Steam for 1 hour.
6- Cut into slices when cool.
7- Heat a little oil in pan and pan-fry slices till slightly brown on both sides. Serve hot.

Water Chestnuts

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