Month: January 2012

Vegetarian Recipe: Black-Eyed Pea Curry

The vegetarian recipe for Black-Eyed Pea Curry: servings – 4 Ingredients 1 cup black-eyed peas (soak in water for 30 minutes) 1 carrot (dice) 2 tomatoes (dice) 2 tbsp vegetable oil 5 cups water Seasonings 1 tbsp curry powder 1 tsp soy sauce 1 tsp salt 1 tsp sugar Method Heat oil and saute curry powder until fragrant. Place the oil and curry powder in a pot. Add water, black-eyed peas, carrot and tomatoes; cook for 30 minutes. Add salt, sugar and soy sauce. Combine, dish out and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Celery Burgers

The vegetarian recipe for Celery Burgers: servings – 4 to 6 Ingredients 250 g celery stem (dice) 1 cup wheat flour 1 cup self-rising flour 2 cups bread crumbs 1 cup water Seasonings 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp ground black pepper Method Combine celery stem, wheat flour, self-rising flour, water, salt and ground black pepper in a mixing bowl. Form into rounds and coat with bread crumbs. Heat oil and pan-fry until golden brown. Serve with lemon...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Cowberry Rolls

The vegetarian recipe for Cowberry Rolls: servings – 20 rolls Ingredients 1 cup cowberries 1/2 cup water 20 pieces spring roll pastry 2 tbsp wheat flour (mix with some water and stir to form an adhesive paste) 1/2 cup sugar Method Place cowberries, water and sugar in a blender; puree until smooth and fine. Gently pour the puree into a pan and cook until fully absorbed. Dish out and cool. Lay 1/2 tsp cowberry jam in the center of a spring roll wrapper, fold the bottom edge up (to cover the filling), turn the left and right edges in, roll...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Green Papaya Salad

The vegetarian recipe for Green Papaya Salad: servings – 4 Ingredients 1/2 kg green papaya (peel, remove seeds and shred) 3 tbsp white sesame seeds (saute without oil until fragrant) Seasonings 4 tbsp sugar 1 tsp salt 4 tbsp rice vinegar/apple cider vinegar Method Mix green papaya with sugar and salt; leave aside for 10 minutes. Add vinegar, combine and leave aside for 1 hour. Sprinkle white sesame seeds over and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Pumpkin Dipping Sauce

The vegetarian recipe for Pumpkin Dipping Sauce: servings – 6 Ingredients 250 g pumpkin (remove skin, cut into chunks, steam until soft and cool) 1/3 cup evaporated milk 1 cup water Seasonings 1/2 tsp salt Method Place pumpkin, evaporated milk and water in a blender. Puree until smooth and fine. Gently pour the puree into a pan. Add salt, cook over low heat and occasionally stir till boil....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Taro Abacus Beads

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Taro Abacus Beads’: servings – 8 to 10 Ingredients 600 g taro (peel, cut into chunks, steam till soft and mash) 1 cup + 1 tbsp tapioca starch 1 cup shiitake mushrooms (soak in hot water till soft and slice) 1 cup vegetarian barbecued meat (defrost and slice) 3 tbsp vegetable oil 1/2 cup chopped coriander leaves 3 cups water Seasonings 4 tbsp vegetarian oyster sauce 2 tbsp dark soy sauce 1/2 tbsp sugar 1 tsp sesame oil 1/2 tsp white pepper powder Method Taro Abacus Beads While the mashed taro is still hot, combine...

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