26 Oct '17, 8am

Recipe – Hakka Abacus Seeds (Suan Pan Zi) Abacus seed is a traditional Hakka dish made with yam that is usually ea… https://t.co/Fsvbdlp0Ie

Abacus seed is a traditional Hakka dish made with yam that is usually eaten during festivals because signifies wealth. If you have eaten them before, you will know that it requires ALOT of manual labour and patience. Finally, I got the chance to learn how to make suan pan zi from my gu ma who prepares them every Chinese New Year. Her ratio is simple 2 portion of yam always go with 1 portion of tapioca flour. If you want your abacus seeds to be more QQ, you can probably increase the tapioca flour by a bit. TBut bear in mind not to add too much because you may not be able to taste the yam anymore. Likewise, if you want more yam flavour, decrease the amount of tapioca flour. In the past, I have always cut the yam into pieces before putting it into steamer. This may lead to uneven steaming and we had a hard time trying to mash it after steaming. So she gave an amazing tip – th...

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