Hakka Abacus Seeds (serves 2)


Hakka Abacus Seeds (serves 2)


Prep & Cook Time: 20 mins

Serves: 2 pax

Abacus seeds (or Suan Pan Z in Mandarin) is an auspicious dish that is popularly served during the lunar new year as the round yam abacus represent reunion and signifies wealth and prosperity. It is called abacus seeds as it looked like the seeds in an abacus. And it carries a very symbolic meaning, money is in abundance! These round yam seeds are soft on the outside, chewy on the inside and bursting with yam aroma with every bite. Along with all the other ingredients, every bite will be a punch in your palate. Gather your family and get down to some cooking this Chinese New Year.

Hakka Abacus Seeds Instruction Card


From Our Kit

1 x Yam Slices Pack (approx. 340g)
1 x Dried Shrimps Portion
1 x Dried Cuttlefish Portion
1 x Minced Pork Pack (approx. 100g)
3 x Dried Shitake Mushrooms Pieces
1 x Dried Black Fungus Portion
1 x Tapioca Flour Portion
2 x Garlic Cloves
2 x Shallots Pieces
1 x Vegetable Oil Portion

Combined Seasoning:
– Chicken Stock Powder
– Fish Sauce
– Dark Soy Sauce
– Salt
– White Pepper
– Sesame Oil

From Your Kitchen

– Steamer / Wok with Steaming Rack
– Frying Pan
– Chopping Board
– Knife
– Salt / Sugar / Pepper

How to cook