Dragon Boat Festival: How to Make Zongzi

| May 28th, 2009

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Dragon Boat Festival occurs on the fifth day of the fifth month of the Chinese calendar. In 2009 this falls on May 28. According to the custom the celebrations includes eating zongzi, drinking realgar wine, and racing dragon boats.

How to make zongzi from Sohu:

Soak the glutinous rice in water for about 3 hours. Fold the reed or bamboo leaf into a triangular shape. Put a date at the bottom.
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Stuff glutinous rice, put as many dates as you like, I put 2 to 3.
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Wrap around the rest of the reed or bamboo leaf around the zongzi.
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After wrapping use rope string tie it up.
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Put into cold water, heat with high heat till water boils then use low heat to boil for 40 minutes, then turn the heat off and let it sit for 20 minutes.
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Done.
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  1. Mynt av Guld says:

    What can I say. I do like the sight of Gold, specially gold coins such as Mexican Gold Libertad but also Australian Lunar goldcoins espcecially Snake coin and dont forget Canadas Maple Leaf gold coins and Australia Gold Nugget

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