Longan is a small tropical fruit that closely resembles the lychee, both in terms of taste and appearance. This fruit is believed to have originated in either the area between India and Burma or in China. It is now grown in various parts of the world such as Sri Lanka, South India, several Southeastern Asian countries as well as South China.
The Longan fruit is a rich source of many vitamins, minerals and other nutrients. This fruit contains vitamins B1, B2 and B3 as well as Vitamin C. It has a high content of minerals such as copper, iron, potassium and magnesium. It is a good source of dietary fiber and protein as well.
HOW TO EAT
😋 SWEET SOUP WITH DRIED LONGAN, RED DATES AND GOJI 桂圆红枣枸杞汤
Ingredients: dried longan, red dates, goji, brown sugar
1. Prepare some goji, dried longan and red dates with its seeds removed.
2. Put the red dates, goji and dried longan into the pot together and bring to boil, then turn to low heat and simmer for half an hour.
3. Add some brown sugar or honey to taste.