Lotus Seed Soup



This soup is great for the heart, liver, and pancreas. It cools down energy and helps prevent red eyes. It is good to have twice a week in the summer. You can eat other foods you like along with this soup.

It is recommended you eat this soup for breakfast or for a snack during the summertime.


Serves 4



  • 1 cup of lotus seed
  • 1/2 of adzuki beans
  • 1/2 cup mung beans
  • 1/2 cup of goji berries
  • 1/2 cup of sorghum (bulgar wheat grain) in Asian stores it is called Kaoliang
  • Brown sugar to taste
  • A couple fresh basil leaves



  1. Soak lotus seeds, beans and sorghum in water covering them for 4-6 hours.
  2. Use a colander to drain the seeds, beans and sorghum from the water.
  3. Use the discarded water to water your garden or plants.
  4. Put the seeds, beans and sorghum in a pot of water ( 1 ½ gallons or more of water ).
  5. Turn on high heat and let come to a boil.
  6. Turn heat to low and add the goji berries.
  7. Simmer on low heat for 2 hours.
  8. Add brown sugar to taste.


Float a couple fresh basil leaves on top and enjoy!




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