Figo Tang Yuan Pumpkin Dessert

The Dongzhi festival is one of the most important Chinese festivals, marking the arrival of winter. It is a time for the family to get together and enjoy good times over a bowl of delicious tang yuan (glutinous rice balls), which symbolise reunion.

In conjunction with the festival next week, we’ve brought you a simple, yet wholesome twist on your tang yuan recipe with convenient Figo Tang Yuan, a new product from Figo. It’s a convenient alternative to making it from scratch, yet it tastes exactly like your favourite homemade dish.

Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Servings: 2 - 3


350 gpumpkin
30 gsugar
350 mlwater
20 mlevaporated milk
9 piecesFigo Tang Yuan (glutinous rice balls) Red Bean Flavor/Sesame Flavor


  1. Boil pumpkin and sugar with water for 10 minutes. Leave to cool.
  2. Blend pumpkin together until smooth.
  3. Boil a pot of water then add in Figo Tang Yuan. Cook until Figo Tang Yuan floats and remove.
  4. Spoon pumpkin soup into a bowl then place Figo Tang Yuan on top of it.
  5. Drizzle with evaporated milk and serve.


To find out more about QL Figo Foods products and where to buy them, click here.


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