1 bundle of watercress or water spinach,washes
5 liter water
1 cup red pitted dates,washed
1 candy dates
1 large piece pork in bone,about 2 lbs,cut into 4 pieces
salt to taste
1:Soak and wash watercress thoroughly,set aside.Prepare a medium large stock pot with water at high heat.
2:Wash pork in bone in warm water.When water in stock pot rolling boil,place pork in bone,red dates candy dates in before reduce the heat to medium.Boil for 30-45 minutes,use a ladle to remove minor grease on the surface of the soup before add in watercress into the stock..Simmer the soup for another 30 minutes before add in salt to taste.
3:Remove stock pot from heat,dish out and serve warm.
The best part of pork for making soup is " pork in bone"bcos it's have minimal grease.You can ask your butcher to get for you if you have no idea how it's look or what is pork in bone.