Genshin Impact – best healing food to cook

Genshin Impact – best healing food to cook
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What is the best healing food in Genshin Impact? Fights in Genshin can get heated up without a proper shield character or when your healer’s ability is on cooldown.

Thus, adding food items with healing into the mix can take pressure off your healer or perhaps even allow you to free up the healer’s slot for another character. Having said that, many do not utilize this incredible feature. The food items in Genshin Impact, including the healing ones, can be easily cooked with their ingredients in the game.

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Best healing food in Genshin Impact

The healing food items in Genshin Impact are quite helpful as they allow users to quickly heal their characters when running low on HP and put their enemies on the losing end. The buffs any food in the game provides can vary in a small range depending on the food’s quality. So be sure to cook them perfectly. Here we have shortlisted for you some of the best healing food items:

Sweet Madame (2-star)

Arguably the best healing item in Genshin Impact, simply because it is easy to make with Fowl and Sweet Flowers, both of which every good Traveler will have in abundance. Sweet Madame restores 20/22/24% of Max HP and an additional 900/1,200/1,500 HP to the target character. These are the ingredients:

  • Sweet Flower x2
  • Fowl x2

These two ingredients are extremely easy to come across since they are things that appear all over Teyvat and are not tied to individual regions. You may have to mindlessly slaughter some innocent birds in the process, but the food reward is entirely worth the heavy conscious. This recipe is available by default and is a staple food throughout the whole game.

Mondstadt Hash Browns (3-star)

These fried brown mashed potato cakes easily make it to the top of the list since, even though it heals almost half of any character’s HP, their ingredients can be found very easily. After getting the recipe from the One-Time domain, Temple of the Wolf (AR 15), you can get the following ingredients to make it:

  • Pinecone x2
  • Potato
  • Jam
Genshin Impact healing food items: Image showing Mondstadt Hash Browns (3-star)

Munching on these crispy potatoes can heal 32% of your character’s max HP with an additional flat 1250 HP. Only two of these can heal any character in the game almost fully, so use it on ones with beefy HP stats for maximum effectiveness. Furthermore, we recommend cooking these with Razor as he might make a Puppy-Paw Hash Brown that can heal 40% max HP with an extra 2350.

Universal Peace (3-star)

If you don’t have your Jam processed for the Hashbrowns, don’t worry, as you can make some Universal Peace for the same amount of healing. You can buy the recipe for this 3-star Chinese rice pudding from Chef Mao at the Wanmin Restaurant in Liyue for 5000 Mora after AR 30. Once you’ve unlocked the recipe, you can start farming for its ingredients:

  • Rice x4
  • Lotus Head x2
  • Carrot
  • Berry

Once again, these ingredients are fairly simple to collect, allowing you to make many Universal Peace meals for battle. In addition, it provides the same amount of healing as the Mondstadt Hash Brown: 32% Max HP + 1250 HP. This essentially makes both of these dishes viable alternatives for each other. Moreover, if you cook it with Ganyu, you have a chance of getting a Prosperous Peace that, once again, heals 40% Max HP + 2350 HP.

Black Back Perch Stew (3-star)

If you’re looking for a dish that provides instances of healing over time, you can switch over to Black Back Perch Stew, another recipe sold by Chef Mao for 5000 Mora. Acquire the ingredients to make this dish, and you can put it to use in battle:

  • Fish x3
  • Jueyun Chili
  • Salt
  • Violetgrass

The Violetgrass and Jueyun Chili might be a bit tricky to gather through different sources, but the utility of the dish makes it worth it. It heals 26-30% of max HP on use and continues to regenerate 450-790 HP for 5 seconds for 30 seconds. 

The healing ticks from such dishes can help maintain your HP above a level for a Passive to work even after taking hits. This can help you keep your edge over your opponents in battle. Cooking this with Xiangling has a chance of making Wanmin Restaurant’s Boiled Fish that restores 34% max HP on use and regens 980 HP every 5 seconds for 60 seconds.

Pita Pocket (3-star)

Venturing into Sumeru’s cuisine, the Pita Pocket is yet another easy-to-make food item requiring minimal ingredient grinding. You can buy two of these every day from Ashpazi in Gandharva Ville, or you can get its recipe by completing the quest: Silent Seeker Of Knowledge to make it yourself anytime. The following are its ingredients:

  • Raw Meat x3
  • Flour x3
  • Tomato x2
  • Milk x2
Genshin Impact healing food items: Image showing Pita Pockets

As this is a 3-star dish, it will once again restore 30-34% of max HP for your character with an additional 600-1900 HP. Collei can prepare a special version of the dish: Yearning, which heals 40% max HP along with a further 2350 hit points. Since players can get Collei for free from the “The Unappreciated Carving” quest, anyone can try their chances to get Yearning. So if you’ve got Collei, you should farm for Pita Pockets and try your luck for Yearning!

Matsutake Rolls (2-star)

This fried ground meat dish is one of the easiest dishes to make since its ingredients can be acquired through expeditions without having to do anything. Unlock it by completing the “Custodian Of Clouds” quest and then send your characters on expeditions to get the ingredients:

  • Raw Meat x2
  • Matsutake x2

These are so simple to acquire that you can even come across Meat (by killing wild animals) and Matsutake while casually wandering through Teyvat. Despite being so easy to make, Matsutake Rolls can heal a whopping 20-24% max HP with another 900-1500 flat HP. With such easy-to-gather resources, you can easily stack up on many of these without making any effort!

Genshin Impact: healing food Matsutake Meat Rolls in the menu

Crystal Shrimp (2-star)

For a budget dish that provides healing over time, let’s venture into some Liyue cuisine again to make some Crystal Shrimp. Like most two-star dishes, you can collect its ingredients quite comfortably:

  • Rice x3
  • Shrimp Meat x3
  • Carrot x2

While a 3-star dish with the same utility would be more effective, this two-star alternative also performs the job really well. The Crystal Shrimp can heal 18-22% max HP for your character while also regenerating 300-470 HP every 5 seconds for 30 seconds. If we look at the total healing this would grant, it exceeds that of most other 2-star dishes that grant total healing in one instance, making it a very viable choice!

Chicken-Mushroom Skewer (1-star)

Due to its extreme simplicity of preparation, this choice defeats numerous 2-star dishes to make it to the list. You won’t even be aware that you already have the ingredients you need to make it in your inventory. There are only two items needed to cook a Chicken-Mushroom Skewer:

  • Mushroom x1
  • Fowl x1
Genshin Impact best healing food: Chicken-Mushroom Skewer in the menu

You can come across lots of Mushrooms in the wild and get Fowl from expeditions requiring no grind for the ingredients. Even though they require minimal effort to make, you can receive 800-1200 HP on top of 8-10% of your character’s max HP. Keep lots of these skewers in your inventory to get the best of it in case your higher-rarity food is all used up.

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Our best food choice

Thanks to the simplicity of ease of access to the ingredients, our pick for the best healing food in Genshin Impact is the Sweet Madame. Since you need to cook 20 dishes for the Battle Pass weekly challenge, you should always make this dish.

Food buffs in Genshin Impact come in handy in various situations, especially for healing, during battle. Healing food items can prove to be very useful when there are no healing members in the Party (a common situation during Coop battles).

That’s all you need to know about the best healing food in Genshin Impact. Make sure you’re actively stacking up your healing food items and equip them on your NRE before you plan to coop against Raiden Shogun for weekly rewards.