Chinese rice wrapped with lotus leaves
Recipe type: Main
  • Rice
  • Glutinous rice
  • Beef
  • Vegetables (green and red peppers, button mushroom, carrot, onion.)
  • Oil
  • Salt
  • Light soy sauce (optional)
  • MSG or mushroom/vegetable/chicken essence (optional)
  1. Soak the rice and glutinous rice for at least half an hour, then boil it with water, until it is half done (not totally cooked).
  2. Chop the vegetables into small pieces.
  3. Pre-cook the beef and chop it into smallest pieces.
  4. Soak and boil the lotus leaves.
  5. Mix chopped beef pieces and freshly chopped vegetable pieces with half-way cooked rice.
  6. Add in a small handful of salt.
  7. Place the mix on a big piece of lotus leaf.
  8. Wrap it up.
  9. Place the wraps in the steamer and steam with medium to strong fire for half an hour.
Recipe by Cooking Simple Chinese food at Home at