An Interesting Peek Into The Amazing Mango Desserts At Hui Lau Shan

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Do you like mango desserts? It just melts in our mouths, right? If you are a fan of this particular dessert, you must know about the mango dessert specialist ‚ÄstHui Lau Shan. It is a restaurant based in Hong Kong and started operating in the 1960s as an herbal tea shop. But it later became a restaurant offering a variety of sweet desserts for its customers. The restaurant introduced Mango Sago in the 1990s, and because of its popularity, it came to be known especially for its mango desserts. In Japanese, it is¬†‚Äėkwai ling ko.‚Äô¬†

The founder of Hui Lau Shan is Hui Chi-Yuk. The later generation of the restaurant used fresh fruits to prepare their desserts. Now they use thousands of carabao mangoes imported from the Philippines to prepare their famous desserts. Plus they have many outlets in and out of Japan. Know more about the fine desserts at Hui Lau Shan. 

Famous mango series of Hui Lau Shan

Mango Chewy Ball

Mango Chewy Ball

The Mango Chewy Ball from Hui Lau Shan is a tasty dessert made of mango puree, fresh mango pieces, chewy tapioca balls and mango ice cream. The balls are prepared in-house and are soft yet chewy. If you crave mango desserts, try this dessert. It also can serve as a light, quick snack for you in the middle of the day. 

  • Ingredients¬†

30g glutinous rice flour, one mango, 15ml warm water, and 30ml milk. 

  • Method to make it¬†

First, put glutinous rice flour in a bowl. Pour warm water on it. Now mix it and make a dough ball. Divide the dough and form small balls. Next, cook these balls in warm water until they become chewy. Switch off the stove and put the balls in cold water when the balls start to float. Peel and keep the mangoes ready. Dice them and blend milk and the mangoes until they are smooth. Pour this puree into a bowl and top it with the chewy balls. Your homemade mango chewy ball dessert is ready. 

Mango Mochi

Mango Mochi

You may have tried Mochi, but have you eaten mango-flavored Mochi? These are little pieces of heaven. The Mochi is also specially created in the restaurant, and the process of making it is fun. There are fresh mango pieces inside the Mochi, so you can feel the sudden burst of yummy sweet and tangy flavor when you eat it. You will certainly enjoy this mango dessert. 

  • Ingredients¬†

You can use a microwave to make it. You need glutinous rice flour, water, sugar, salt, and fresh mangoes. 

  • Method to make it¬†

First, make mango-flavored Mochi dough. Mix 1 cup glutinous rice flour with 1 cup of water. Then add ¬Ĺ cup sugar and preferably cornstarch to the mixture. It is the basic dough. To add flavor, mix the mango fruit juice into the dough. But take care to reduce the amount of sugar because the juice will have the needed sweetness. The juice color will also give the dough a natural color.¬†

 Mango is the main ingredient you need to make the filling for the Mochi. Make sure it is fresh and ripe. Chop the fruit into small sizes and allow it to sit at room temperature for 1-2 days.

The m into ¬Ĺ-1 inch square pieces for making the Hong Kong Mochi. Take the rice cake dough and make it flat to place the fruits in the middle. Now pinch its ends, so it conceals the mango filling. The Mochi should look like a ball.¬†

Finally, sprinkle some coconut shredding on the ball as a finishing touch. Please keep it in the fridge for thirty minutes; after that, it is ready to serve. 

Pomelo & Mango with Sago 

Pomelo & Mango with Sago 

It is a drink consisting of iced pureed mango with coconut milk. Chewy Sago is topped with mango pieces, tart pomelo and the perfect scoop of mango ice cream. 

Here is an interesting fact. The name of the dessert Pomelo & Mango with Sago comes from the concept of manna falling from an olive branch. That is, people find it incredibly refreshing on an extremely hot day. Further, a lot of variations of this dessert are also available. 

  • Ingredients¬†

You will need two fresh, ripe mangoes, 1 cup pomelo, 1/2 cup sago pearls, 1/3 cup evaporated milk, coconut milk, and a little salt and sugar, as per preference. 

  • Method to make it

Start by peeling the pomelo to take its pulp. Now blend the mangoes, evaporated milk, and water. Get a smooth puree. Now in a small pot, boil water and add the sago pearls in it. Simmer for ten minutes, switch off the stove and keep it aside for 15 minutes. The sago pearls will become light. Drain the water and rinse the starch off the Sago. 

Next, in a small pot, pour coconut milk and add salt and sugar. Simmer it until the sugar melts. Then mix the mango puree, coconut milk and the Sago. Stir it properly and refrigerate this for two hours. The refreshing Pomelo mango with Sago is ready. 

End thoughts 

These are the delicious mango desserts available in Hui Lau Shan restaurant. The restaurant’s desserts are out of the world as they are made with the best Philippine mangoes.

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