"Lotus seeds sweet soup" is a famous delicacy in Hunan's desserts range. The fragrant lotus seeds are mainly produced in Dongting Lake area, especially Xiangtan City. Huashi and Zhonglupu in Xiangtan City are the great producers with the largest yield and the best quality. There are two kinds of lotus seeds, namely, white lotus seeds and red lotus seeds. The white lotus seeds produced in the two places, with plump and round shape, pure white color, glutinous taste and sweet fragrance, are the best lotus seeds in China.
Chinese source: hunan.gov.cn