The ancients also believed that water chestnut is one of the indispensable healthy foods for modern people, which can cure all kinds of diseases. Many people especially like to eat water chestnut, but raw water chestnut try not to eat more, water chestnut for women, for the prevention of breast cancer, uterine cancer has a very good effect. How much do you know about water chestnut?
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The fruit of water chestnut is generally around the beginning of autumn, in fact, it should be said that the water chestnut began to grow tender fruit around the beginning of autumn. The beginning of autumn is generally around the summer dog days, so the season when water chestnut comes out is still relatively hot, but it may cool down a few days before and after the beginning of autumn, when eating water chestnut should be the freshest.
Since the water chestnut is mature around the beginning of autumn, the season for eating water chestnut is August in the solar calendar. The fresh water chestnut can't eat for a long time. At most, it lasts for about ten days, and the water chestnut coming out later will grow old gradually. So if you want to eat water chestnut, we should hurry up to eat fresh water chestnut now.
There are many methods of water chestnut. Here are several methods of water chestnut. (this article is exclusively compiled by WYH, editor of sihai.com. If you need to reprint it, please indicate the source and source. Related article link: http://www.4hw.com.cn/life/jujia.html)
1. Boiled water chestnut
Method: soak the water chestnut in water for 30 minutes, then wash away the mud on the surface of the water chestnut and the gap with a waste toothbrush; cut the scallion into sections and slice the ginger; then put the cleaned water chestnut into the pot, and then pour the water into the water chestnut, put the scallion, ginger, pepper, star anise and fragrant leaves; finally, cover the lid, boil the water in the fire, and cook for 15 minutes in medium heat; when eating, Directly open the shell for food.
2. Stewed pork with water chestnut
Method: first break the shell of water chestnut; then put the ginger slices in the water and blanch the streaky pork for standby; wait for the oil in the hot pot, put the sliced ginger and scallion to stir fry, turn the drained streaky pork into oil; then pour in cooking wine, raw soy sauce, old soy sauce and sugar to color the streaky pork; then add the boiling water and simmer for about 30 minutes; finally put the water chestnut and salt; then turn the small fire for about 30 minutes, collect the juice in the big fire, and you can Start the pot and dish. (this article is exclusively compiled by WYH, editor of sihai.com. If you need to reprint it, please indicate the source and source. Related article link: http://www.4hw.com.cn/life/jujia.html)
3. Water chestnut meat soup
Method: first, soak the mushroom in water; then cut the plain ham into pieces, cut the coriander and wash the water chestnut; then put the water chestnut and mushroom into the pot, add the vegetable soup, boil it and turn to a small fire to cook it; finally, add the seasoning and the plain ham, boil for two minutes, and sprinkle the coriander.
4. Lotus root, water chestnut and bone soup
Method: soak the ribs in the light salt water for more than 1 hour, and change the water for 3 times during this period; then peel and wash the lotus root, and cut it into large pieces for standby; scald the water caltrop with hot water, then remove the peeled outer skin membrane for standby; put the ribs, lotus root, water caltrop and red dates into the pot, and finally add water without material, boil them in high heat, turn the low heat to stew for 60 minutes, and add salt before leaving the pot.