Month: April 2012

Vegetarian Recipe: Sweet and Sour Soy Protein

The vegetarian recipe for Sweet and Sour Soy Protein: servings – 4 Ingredients 20 textured vegetable protein/TVP cubes (soak in water until soft and remove from water) 1 red bell pepper (cut into small pieces) 1 green bell pepper (cut into small pieces) 1/2 cup wheat flour 1/3 cup self-rising flour 1/2 cup water Seasonings 1 1/2 tbsp sugar 1 tbsp chili sauce 2 tbsp tomato sauce 1 1/2 tsp salt Method Combine wheat flour, self-rising flour and water. Coat the TVPs with the batter, fry until golden brown, dish out, drain and set on a plate. In some remaining...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Wholemeal Tortillas

The vegetarian recipe for Wholemeal Tortillas: servings – 12 tortillas Ingredients 2 cups wholemeal flour 1 cup hot water 1/8 tsp olive oil 1/2 tsp salt Method Place wholemeal flour (1 cup), olive oil and salt in a mixing bowl. Add hot water and stir evenly. Add the remaining wholemeal flour (1 cup), mix well and knead into a smooth dough. Spread some wheat flour on a table and over the dough. Roll the dough into a long loaf shape, divide into 12 portions and flatten them into rounds with a rolling pin. Pan-fry both sides until fragrant....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Kombu Sushi

The vegetarian recipe for Kombu Sushi: servings – 3 Ingredients 1 cup calrose rice/sushi rice 2 cups water 1 small piece kombu/kelp (soak in water until soft, cut into long strips, blanch in boiling water and drain) Seasonings 2 tbsp rice vinegar 1 tbsp sugar Method Place calrose rice and water in the rice cooker and cook. When the rice is ready, dish out and cool. Add rice vinegar and sugar; mix evenly. Form into ovals and bundle up with kombu strips. Serve with soy sauce and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Steamed Brown Sugar Cupcakes

The vegetarian recipe for Steamed Brown Sugar Cupcakes: servings – 10 cupcakes Ingredients 1 1/2 cups brown sugar 3 cups wheat flour (sieve) 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking soda 2 cups water Method Place brown sugar and water (1 1/2 cup) in a pot, bring to a boil, stir well and turn off the heat. Add baking powder, gently stir and let it cool. Add wheat flour and mix evenly to form a smooth batter. Combine baking soda with 1/2 cup warm water, add it to the batter and stir well. Place paper cup cake cases in the...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Sweet Potato Curry

The vegetarian recipe for Sweet Potato Curry: servings – 4 Ingredients 3 sweet potatoes (steam until soft, peel and cut into chunks) 6 green chilies (remove the stem and cut into small pieces) 8 cauliflower florets 20 curry leaves 4 stalks lemongrass (dice) 4 limes (squeeze the juice) 1/2 cup coconut milk 2 cups water Seasonings 1 tsp salt Method Place sweet potatoes, green chilies, cauliflower, curry leaves, lemongrass and water in a blender; process until smooth. Pour the puree into a pot and bring to a boil. Add salt, coconut milk and lime juice. Stir evenly and briefly simmer....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Banana Chips

The vegetarian recipe for Banana Chips: 2 jars of chips Ingredients 6 large unripe bananas 2 tbsp salt Method Dissolve salt in a 200 cc water. Peel the bananas, soak in the salt water, drain and slice. Heat oil and fry the banana slices until slightly golden brown. Dish out, drain, and serve or store the chips in airtight...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Spaghetti with Tomato Sauce

The vegetarian recipe for Spaghetti with Tomato Sauce: servings – 4 Ingredients 250 g spaghetti (cook in boiling water until tender, dish out, drain and set aside) 64 g or 4 portions soft cheese – suitable for vegetarians 4 tbsp tomato puree 4 tbsp tomato sauce 2 tbsp olive oil 3 cups water Seasonings ground black pepper to taste salt to taste Method Heat olive oil. Add in tomato puree, tomato sauce, soft cheese and water. Stir to combine evenly and bring to a boil. Ladle the sauce over the spaghetti. Sprinkle salt and ground black pepper over....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Pumpkin and Peanut Butter Dipping Sauce

The vegetarian recipe for Pumpkin and Peanut Butter Dipping Sauce: servings – 500 g dipping sauce Ingredients 500 g pumpkin (peel, cut into chunks and steam until soft) 1/2 cup peanut butter 3 tbsp coconut milk 1 cup water Seasonings 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp sugar 1/2 tsp chili powder 1/2 tsp curry powder Method Place pumpkin and water in a blender; process until smooth and set aside. Heat oil, saute curry powder and chili powder until fragrant. Pour in the pumpkin puree. Add salt, sugar and coconut milk; stir evenly and briefly simmer. Add peanut butter, mix well and...

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