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Tau Suan (豆爽) is a sweet Chinese dessert soup, made from split mung beans.
Served in a thick sweet syrup (soup), and usually accompanied with some Chinese fried fritters (油条).
Have you tried making Tau Suan on your own before?
Tau Suan should be a familiar dessert item for us in Singapore! It’s one of the popular local dessert here, and it’s quite easy to whip up at home too.
I first tried this Tau Suan recipe back in 2016, which is quite easy to make and fool-proof. Just take note to keep stirring the syrup when you pour in the slurry, as it can form lumps quickly if you do not stir.
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To make this dessert soup, we will need to steam the split mung beans, which are dehusked split green beans.
Here, we are using mostly gula melaka to sweeten the thickened syrup. You can also simply use white sugar for it, and/or adjust the sweetness according to your preference.
While I prefer to serve it hot, this dessert can also be served cold.