A cantonese style light and healthy soup recipe prepared from stem of lotus root, pork & peanuts. Lotus root soup can be boiled any time of the year but this slow-cooked Chinese soup is commonly served during Chinese New Year for its auspicious significance. Lotus roots signify abundance while peanuts signify wealth. Chinese slow-cooked soups are said to be beneficial for health. When it comes to slow-cooked lotus root soup, it is taken to improve the ‘yin’ in the body. Lotus root soup with peanuts is a Cantonese-style soup recipe which is light, healthy and delicious. Slow-cooked Chinese soup such as this is known to be nutritious.