Azuki Bean & Pork Soup (Chi Xiao Dao Pai Gu Tang)

Categories: Asian, Damp, Edema, Kidney Water Overflow, Soup

winter melon soup

this is a translation from a chinese folk remedy tx

CHI XIAO DAO PAI GU TANG (AZUKI BEAN PORK SOUP)

INGREDIENTS:
DONG GUA (Winter melon),  peeled and chopped, 60g

CHI XIAO DAO (Azuki Beans),  rinsed, 6g

CHEN PI (dried tangerine peel),  4 PCs

PORK (Belly or Shoulder), chopped,   120g

salt and a little sugar

HOW TO COOK:
1. SUBMERGE  PORK IN BOILING WATER 1-2 MINS; REMOVE PORK AND SET ASIDE

2. DISCARD WATER

3. BRING 2 LITRES WATER TO A BOIL; ADD THE INGREDIENTS AND SIMMER UNTIL BEANS ARE DONE, ABOUT 1-2 HOURS.

( YOU COULD ALSO USE RICE COOKER TO MAKE THIS SOUP)

CLEARS HEAT, REDUCES EDEMA

CHI XIAO DAO:

-SWEET, SOUR, NEUTRAL
-HT/SP/SI
-REDUCE EDEMA , CLEAR HEAT,
DRAIN PUS, ELIMINATE DAMPNESS

DONG GUA( WINTER MELON)
-SWEET, COLD
-LUNG, LI, SI, UB
– RESOLVE PHLEGM, CLEAR HEAT

CHEN PI–INVIGORATE QI, DRY DAMPNESS

 

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