“Laba porridge is a kind of porridge cooked with a variety of ingredients on Laba Festival.Laba porridge, used to celebrate the harvest, has been circulating to this day.In ancient times, on the eighth day of the twelfth month of the lunar calendar, the custom of eating “Laba porridge” (in some places, “Laba rice”) was popular among Chinese people.
|Glutinous rice||30 grams|
|Job tears||30 grams|
|Yellow millet||30 grams|
|Red adzuki beans||30 grams|
|Lotus seed||30 grams|
|purple rice||15 grams|
|Black soya bean||15 grams|
|Crystal sugar||60 grams|
|time consuming||An hour|
Glutinous rice, coix, yellow millet, red adzuki bean, black bean, purple rice and jujube are washed repeatedly with clear water.
The lotus seeds are foamed in hot water for 20 minutes and cored.
Boil 2 litres of water. Put the ingredients in boiling water and turn to low heat for 2 hours.Then add ice sugar and stir until melted.
The ingredients of Laba porridge vary from place to place.On the eighth day of the eighth day of the eighth day of the eighth day of the twentieth lunar month, we cooked with eight different kinds of food.Among them, rice, carrots and vegetables are three indispensable treasures.In addition, there are peanuts (or soybeans), lotus seeds, white fruits, tofu or oil tofu, taro and other food materials.If you want to add more ingredients, you can put Auricularia auricula, jujube, vegetarian bean cake, not vegetarian ham, mushrooms.Nowadays, the ingredients of Laba porridge are determined by personal taste. Generally, there are rice, peanuts, mung beans, red beans, lotus seeds and so on.Other excipients include lentils, jujubes, longan, yam, lily, wolfberry, coix, millet and other beans.