Gingko Barley – 白果薏米

Ginkgo Barley also known as 白果薏米 is one of the popular desserts that we have grown up loving. Not only is it super easy, it’s also incredibly smooth and tasty.

It’s full of pandan goodness – adding the barley, beancurd skin, and ginko nuts.. Certainly yummy. Enjoy this light and refreshing beancurd treat, either hot or chilled depending on your preference.

Make this nourishing dessert on a weekend with the family!

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  • Servings: 6

  • Time: 40 mins

  • Skill: Easy

Ingredients:

  1. 3 sheets soft beancurd skin

  2. 100g barley

  3. 2 litres water

  4. 4 pandan leaves (tied into a knot)

  5. 80g rock sugar (adjust to preference)

  6. 100g gingko nuts (shelled and seeds removed)

  7. 2 egg whites

Steps:

  1. Soak 3 sheets soft beancurd skin in water until soft

  2. Wash and drain 100g barley then add to pot with 2 litres boiling water

  3. Add 4 pandan leaves (tied into a knot) and 80g rock sugar (adjust to preference)

  4. Boil for 25-30 minutes until barley becomes soft, and remove pandan leaves

  5. Tear soaked beancurd skin into small pieces and add to pot

  6. Add 100g gingko nuts (shelled and seeds removed) and stir in 2 egg whites

  7. Simmer for 15 minutes. Serve hot or chilled to preference