Recipe: Orange & bean curd sweet soup to cool down summer’s heat

Orange & bean curd sweet soup is an easy-to-make and healthy dessert because it is not as sweet and rich as typical Vietnamese sweet soups.

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Recipe: Orange & bean curd sweet soup to cool down summer's heat
Photo: Toi Nay An Gi

Orange & bean curd sweet soup is also a traditional medicine helping to cure fever, heatstroke. After enjoying a bowl of this delightful dessert, you will feel more energized, both physically and mentally.

Recipe: Orange & bean curd sweet soup to cool down summer's heat
Photo: Toi Nay An Gi

Ingredients

– 2 oranges, you can choose sweet or lightly sour orange depending on your personal preference

– 100 gram of rock sugar

– Canned or commercially available bean curd

– 2-3 tablespoons of tapioca starch

– 250ml of canned or fresh orange juice

– 20ml of drinking water

Recipe: Orange & bean curd sweet soup to cool down summer's heat
Photo: Toi Nay An Gi

Instruction

– Peel the oranges, separate their segments

– Wash the orange peel and cut it into thin strings

– Put drinking water, orange juice, sugar, and orange peel into a pot then boil the mixture

– Dissolve the tapioca starch with water, pour it into the pot and quickly stir until the mixture gets thicken.

– Put the orange segments into the pot and turn off the heat.

– Put the bean curd into the pot and give it a gentle stir

– Leave the soup to cool down, serve it with crushed ice. The dish can be stored in the refrigerator for 1-2 days.