Water chestnut is a traditional cuisine in China. In some restaurants in the south, seasonal water chestnuts are mainly or supplemented. Among the many ancient customs in our country, the old generation of Cantonese families fashionablely worship the moon. In the full moon , the seasonal beauty on the table is indispensable. When eating Laba congee every year, water chestnuts are often inseparable from Laba congee in the south, and as a vegetable and fruit product, it is well received by the masses.
Modern research has found that water chestnuts are very rich in nutrition. Each 100 grams of fresh water chestnut contains 3.6 grams of protein, 0.5 grams of fat, and 24 grams of sugar. It also contains nicotinic acid, riboflavin, vitamins, calcium, phosphorus , iron and other nutrients, Contains a variety of amino acids, is regarded as the fruit of health and medicated diet tonic in autumn.
When the tender horn is tender, the skin is crispy and meaty, and it tastes delicious. As a raw food for fruit, water chestnut can clear away heat and promote heat, relieve heat, relieve anxiety and thirst; cooked food can nourish qi and spleen, and eliminate illness and strengthen the body. When mature, the meat is thick and sweet, and it is a high-calorie food with nutritional value comparable to chestnuts. In the autumn tour, you can buy some red water chestnuts to eat raw , which can quench thirst and eliminate fatigue.
According to Chinese traditional medicine, water chestnut has a sweet taste, is cool, and non-toxic. It has the effects of detoxifying and antipyretic, diuretic and breast milk, quenching thirst, and detoxifying alcohol. In the Compendium of Materia Medica , it has been recorded that water chestnuts can nourish the spleen and stomach, strengthen the knees, and strengthen the energy and vitality. Water chestnut is also a complementary food for modern women s beauty and weight loss. Red Ling has a very low fat content, which is suitable as a staple food; it can also clear fire and dryness, and is especially suitable for people with indigestion and avoiding greasy food.
Coconut horn is cooked with beef, which is not only delicious, but also a seasonal supplement in autumn. It is good for relieving neuralgia, headache, joint pain, waist and leg pain and other diseases.
Use 200 grams of water chestnut, 10 grams of red dates, and 30 grams of peanuts. Adding an appropriate amount of brown sugar can help digestion, regulate the spleen and stomach, and nourish qi and nourish blood.
10 ~ 50 grams of water chestnut powder, appropriate amount of sugar, decocted into a paste. It has the effect of clearing heat and clearing heat, removing annoyance and quenching thirst, nourishing qi and spleen, and detoxifying. Applicable to mouth pain, thirst , sore throat caused by alcoholism.
It should be pointed out that the water chestnut is cold and slippery, and should not be eaten too much; those with spleen and stomach deficiency, stool diarrhea, and kidney deficiency are not suitable for consumption. Pay attention to prevent parasites when eating raw water chestnut.