Different styles of Zongzi

Updated: 2014-05-29 22:48

By Ye Jun and Pauline D.Loh (chinadaily.com.cn)

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Different styles of Zongzi

Zongzi stuffed with dried Chinese red dates. [Photo/IC]

In Beijing, they are most commonly stuffed with a candied or dried jujube, the dried Chinese red date. Some zongzi are left plain, to be dipped into sugar. Other places in North China replace glutinous rice with glutinous yellow millet, and these days, some folks replace white glutinous rice with purple rice.