Bitter vegetables are also known as medlar, valerian, bitter horse, and chicory, which are the whole grass of the genus Heliconia. Chinese medicine believes that bitter vegetables are bitter and cold, and have the effect of clearing heat, cooling blood and detoxifying. Bitter food has a very good fire-fighting effect. Appropriate consumption of foods with bitter taste is beneficial to the body and mind. Li Shizhen pointed out in the book "Compendium of Materia Medica": "Bitter vegetables adjust the twelve meridians, peace of mind and energy, light and old-fashioned, strong eyesight" effect. The cold bitter dish is a delicious dish of summer savory rice. It has the effect of refreshing appetizer, cooling off the heat and clearing the heart.
Wash the bitter vegetables and mix them in a boiling water pot for 2 minutes.
Quickly remove and cool with cold water, then control the water
Cut into sections and put them into the pot for use
Stir the garlic, salt, soy sauce, sesame oil and vinegar in a small bowl, pour over the bitter herbs and mix well.