1 lohan guo (Buddha’s fruit), broken into pieces
15g yongsum soe (hair of ginseng roots), rinsed
15 red Chinese dates, seeded and rinsed
25g dried longan
30g chook shan (dried bamboo pith), soaked and both ends trimmed
50g fresh prepared lotus seeds
100g rock sugar
2 litres water
Combine lohan guo, yong sum soe, dates and water in a cooking pot.
Bring to a boil then reduce the heat and simmer for 35-40 minutes.
Add rock sugar, dried longan, bamboo pith, lotus seeds and continue to simmer for15-20 minutes. Serve hot immediately.