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A bowl of douzhi (left) with jiaoquan and preserved vegetable

Douzhi (Chinese :豆汁; pinyin :dòuzhī ; Beijing dialect: douzhir; also called mung bean milk) is a fermented dish from Beijing cuisine. It is similar to soy milk, but made from mung beans. It is a by-product of cellophane noodle production. It is generally slightly sour, with an egg-like smell. [1]

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  1. Teng, Yilan. Night Life in Beijing. Foreign languages Press. p. 15. ISBN   9787119054353 . Retrieved 4 October 2016.