Red bean and date zongzi is a famous dish for Beijing people.Beijing people often use it for meals.How to make red bean and date zongzi. Many people like to eat Red bean and date zongzi.But it does n’t seem easy to succeed. Let’s take a look today.
How to Make Red Bean and Date Zongzi
Wash the reed leaves you bought with a brush. Boil the reed leaves and straw rope in hot water for 10 minutes and remove. Soak in cold water.
Wash the glutinous rice and red beans with water. Soak in the water overnight. Soak the red dates for an hour and then clean them (forgot to take photos).
Roll the leaves first. Take three to four reed leaves and stack them into a large area. Roll into your pocket with your left hand. Put soaked glutinous rice and red beans into this pocket-shaped leaf.
Put two or three dates in the middle.
Cover with sticky rice and red beans.
Fold the leaves over.
Pinch the zongzi. Tied with a straw rope in the middle. Be sure to sturdy to prevent the glutinous rice from leaking out during the cooking process.
Place the wrapped zongzi in a pressure cooker.
Put water in the pressure cooker. The water just soaked the zongzi. The time is set for 30 minutes. The delicious zongzi are cooked.
Such delicious red bean and date zongzi is complete.
Red Bean and Date Zongzi
- pressure cooker
- reed leaves
- straw rope
- 400 g red dates(fresh)
- ice cream