Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Vegetarian Spicy Tapioca Shoots Recipe - Simple and Nice

Young tapioca leaves can be boiled and eaten with sambal. Another way of cooking it, is fried with chilly. However, the tapioca leaves must be boiled in hot water first to remove the sap. The taste of this vegetarian spicy tapioca shoots is really unique! yum yum!

Young Tapioca leaves, one bunch, remove stalks
Fresh Chilly, 3 pcs, blend coarsely
Tomato, 1 pc, blend with chilly
Garlic, 2 cloves, chopped finely
Shallots, 3 pcs, chopped finely
Salt to taste

Boil tapioca leaves until they turned soft and the sap are removed. Remove tapioca leaves and drain away excess water. Heat up wok and add in a little oil. Saute garlic and shallots until fragrant. Add in the pre boiled tapioca leaves. Stir fry for a short while. Add a little water and salt to taste. Taste good with steamed rice!

Friday, July 15, 2011

Vegetarian Tomyam French Bean Recipe

This recipe is almost like a paprik style dish. It has a nice aroma of kaffir lime leaves, spicy and sour with a little tinge of sweetness in it. Unlike tomyam which has soup, I fry this french beans with just a little gravy.
Check out this vegetarian tomyam French beans recipe.

French beans, 10 pcs, cut into 1" length
Chili powder, 1 tablespoon
Kaffir Lime (daun limau purut) leaves, 5 pcs, cut into thin strips
Light soya sauce, 1 tablespoon
Tamarind juice, from 1 table spoon of tamarind pulp
Serai (lemon grass), 2 pcs, smashed
Onions, 1 pc, cut into small pieces
Salt to taste
Sugar to taste

Put around 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil into the wok. Put in the onions, chilli powder and serai. Sauteed until fragrant. Add in the French beans. Fry until it is almost cooked (change into darker green in colour than the original). Add kaffir lime leaves, tamarind juice, light soya sauce, salt and sugar to taste. Serve with steamed rice while still hot.


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