Month: March 2012

Vegetarian Recipe: Clay Pot Tofu

The vegetarian recipe for Clay Pot Tofu: servings – 6 Ingredients 3 blocks firm tofu (cut into cubes) 8 button mushrooms 3 shiitake mushrooms (soak in water until soft, remove the stems and cut in half) 1/2 carrot (slice) 1 small portion ginger (slice) 1 stalk coriander leaves (cut into sections) 1 tsp tapioca starch (mix with some water) 2 cups water Seasonings 2 tbsp vegetarian oyster sauce 1 tsp sesame oil 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp sugar 1/4 tsp vegetarian seasoning 1/2 tsp white pepper powder Method Pan-fry tofu cubes until fragrant and place in a clay pot. Saute...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Tofu Fillets

The vegetarian recipe for Tofu Fillets: servings – 4 Ingredients 200 g firm tofu (mash) 2 seaweed sheets (tear into small pieces) 1 cup self-rising flour 1/2 cup wheat flour 1 cup water Seasonings 2 tsp salt 1 tsp sugar 2 tsp white pepper powder Method Combine all the ingredients and seasonings; mix evenly and form into fillet shapes. Heat oil over medium heat and pan-fry the tofu fillets until golden brown. Dish out, drain and set on plates. May serve with plain...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Easy Vegan Cup Cakes

The vegetarian recipe for Easy Vegan Cup Cakes: servings – 9 cup cakes Ingredients Cup Cakes 2 cups wheat flour 1 tbsp ground flax seeds (mix with 3 tbsp hot water and soak for 1/2 hour) 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1 tsp vanilla flavor 1/2 cup soy milk 1/2 cup sugar Frosting 1 cup vegetable shortening 1/2 cup icing sugar 1 tsp vanilla flavor 3 tbs vegetable oil 1 tbsp soy milk Method Cup Cakes Combine wheat flour and vegetable oil. Add flax seed paste, baking powder, baking soda, sugar, vanilla flavor...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Ginger Flavored Seaweed Sushi

  The vegetarian recipe for Ginger Flavored Seaweed Sushi: servings – 3 Ingredients 1 cup calrose rice/sushi rice 2 cups water 10 roasted seaweed sheets (small) 1 small portion ginger (crush) 2 tbsp vegetable oil Seasonings 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp sugar Method Heal oil, stir-fry ginger until fragrant, dish out and place it (together with the oil) in the rice cooker. Add rice, water, salt and sugar; cook the rice. When the rice is ready, dish out and cool. Form the rice into oblong shapes and wrap in seaweed sheets. Serve with soy sauce and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Yam Fries

The vegetarian recipe for Yam Fries: servings – 4 Ingredients 600 g yam (peel and cut into strips) Seasonings salt to taste Method Heat oil over medium heat. Fry yam strips until golden brown. Dish out, drain, set on a plate and combine with salt. May serve with Vegan Black Pepper...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Pan Mee Soup

The vegetarian recipe for Pan Mee Soup: servings – 2 Ingredients 2 cups wheat flour 1/2 cup ready-made fried shiitake strips/香脆丝 xiang cui si  1/2 kg SauropusandrogynwsL.Merr/树仔菜 shu zai cai  (pluck the leaves) 2 tbsp vegetable oil 6 3/4 cup water Seasonings 1/2 tsp salt Method Combine wheat flour and water (3/4 cup); knead the dough until smooth and leave aside. Heat oil, saute fried shiitake strips until fragrant and place in a pot. Add water (6 cups) and bring to a boil. Tear the dough into small pieces and place in the pot. Add salt and shu zai cai; stir evenly. Cook...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Cream of Chestnut Dessert Soup

The vegetarian recipe for Cream of Chestnut Dessert Soup: servings – 2 Ingredients 20 peeled chestnuts (soak in water for 2 hours) 2 cups water 3 tbsp sugar Method Place chestnuts and water (1 cup) in a blender and process until smooth. Pour the chestnut puree and water (1 cup) into a pot. Cook over medium heat for 10 minutes. Add sugar and stir to dissolve....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Pumpkin Net Crepes

The vegetarian recipe for Pumpkin Net Crepes (Pumpkin Roti Jala): servings – 8 Ingredients 500 g pumpkin (peel, remove the seeds, cut into chunks and steam until soft) 2 cups wheat flour 2 cups water Method Place pumpkin and water in a blender and process until smooth. In a mixing bowl, combine the pumpkin puree and wheat flour; mix well to form a batter. Heat a non-stick pan over low heat. Ladle the pumpkin batter into a Roti Jala mold and move the mold in a circular motion over the pan to form a net-like pattern. Cover the pan...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Simmered Bean Curd Sheets in Light Soy Sauce

  The vegetarian recipe for Simmered Bean Curd Sheets in Light Soy Sauce: servings – 2 Ingredients 100 g dried bean curd sheets (soak in water until soft and cut into small pieces) 1 stalk coriander leaves (cut into small sections) 5 cups water Seasonings 1/2 tsp salt 1 tbsp soy sauce some vegetarian seasoning Method Place water, bean curd sheets, salt, soy sauce and vegetarian seasoning in a pot. Bring to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes. Ladle into a bowl and top with coriander leaves....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Fried Snow Mushrooms

  The vegetarian recipe for Fried Snow Mushrooms: servings – 4 Ingredients 2 snow mushroom/silver ear mushroom (soak in water until soft and cut into small pieces) 1 cup self-rising flour 1/2 tsp white sesame seeds Seasonings 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp sugar 1/2 tsp white pepper powder Method Combine self-rising flour, white sesame seeds, salt, sugar, white pepper powder and some water. Stir well to form a frying paste. Coat the snow mushrooms in it and fry until golden brown. Dish out, drain and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Sweet Potato Dumplings Filled With Coconut Palm Sugar

The vegetarian recipe for Sweet Potato Dumplings Filled With Coconut Palm Sugar: servings – 30 sweet potato dumplings Ingredients 500 g or 1/2 sweet potato (peel, cut into chunks and steam for 15 minutes) 3 pieces coconut palm sugar (cut into tiny cubes) 3 cups shredded coconut (add some salt and mix well) 2 1/2 cup tapioca starch 10 pandan leaves (cut into small pieces, place in a mortar, add some water, pound and extract the juice) Method Flatten the sweet potato with a roller pin, add tapioca starch and pandan juice; combine and knead evenly. Scoop out 1...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Tomato, Potato and Cashew Nut Rice

The vegetarian recipe for Tomato, Potato and Cashew Nut Rice: servings – 2 Ingredients 1 cup rice 2 tomatoes (dice) 2 potatoes (peel and dice) 1/2 cup cashew nuts 1 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup vegetable oil Seasonings 2 tsp nutritional yeast flakes 1 tsp salt white pepper powder to taste Method Heat oil, saute potatoes and cashew nuts until fragrant. Add rice, water, tomatoes, salt and nutritional yeast flakes; stir evenly. Bring to a boil over high heat. Switch to medium heat and cook until almost fully absorbed. Switch to low heat and simmer until fully absorbed. Dish out,...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Bread Crumbs Crusted Pumpkin Burgers

  The vegetarian recipe for Bread Crumbs Crusted Pumpkin Burgers: servings – 4 Ingredients 250 g or 1/2 pumpkin (peel, remove the seeds, cut into cubes, steam until soft and mash) 2 stalks Chinese celery 1 cup self-rising flour 1/2 cup wheat flour 2 cups bread crumbs 1/2 cup water Seasonings 1 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp black pepper powder Method Combine all the ingredients and seasonings. Form into rounds and coat in bread crumbs. Heat oil, fry the pumpkin burgers until golden brown, dish out and drain. May serve with lemon...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Nutritional Rice Ball Soup

The vegetarian recipe for Nutritional Rice Ball Soup: servings – 2 Ingredients 1 cup glutinous rice flour 5 1/3 cup water 4 shiitake mushrooms (soak in water until soft, remove the stems and shred) 1/2 carrot (shred) Seasonings 1 tsp salt 4 tsp nutritional yeast flakes 1/4 tsp white pepper powder Method Combine glutinous rice flour and water (1/3 cup), knead the dough, roll into small balls and set aside. Heat oil, saute shiitake mushrooms and carrot until fragrant and place in a pot. Add water (5 cups), bring to a boil and simmer for about 5 minutes. Add glutinous...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Stuffed Baby Bitter Gourds

The vegetarian recipe for Stuffed Baby Bitter Gourds: servings – 6 Ingredients 6 baby bitter gourds (cut in half, remove the core and seeds) 1/2 seaweed sheet (tear into small pieces) 1 package tofu 1/2 cup self-rising flour Seasonings 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp sugar 1/4 tsp white pepper powder Method Combine seaweed sheet, tofu, self-rising flour, salt, sugar and white pepper powder. Stuff the above filling into the bitter gourds. Heal oil, pan-fry stuffed bitter gourds until fragrant, dish out, drain and arrange on a plate. Steam for 15 minutes....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Vegetarian Egg Tarts

The vegetarian recipe for Vegetarian Egg Tarts – eggless: servings – 20 tarts Ingredients Pastry 3 cups wheat flour 150 g butter (dice) 1/2 tsp salt 1/3 cup ice water Filling 1/4 cup cream style sweet corn 1/2 cups soaked coral grass (*soak coral grass in water for 4 hours and drain) 1/4 cup roasted cashew nuts 3 tbsp butter 3 tbsp sugar 1/4 tsp salt 1 1/2 cup water Method Pastry Sieve wheat flour and salt into a mixing bowl. Add butter and quickly combine. Gradually add ice water and stir to combine. Wrap the dough in PE...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Vegan Black Pepper Sauce

The vegetarian recipe for Vegan Black Pepper Sauce: servings – 5 cups sauce Ingredients 1/2 cup golden flax seeds (wash, soak in water overnight and drain) 1/2 cup soaked kombu/kelp (*soak kombu in water for 1 hour and drain) 1 cup mashed potatoes 3 tbsp wheat flour 2 tbsp peanut butter 1/4 cup ground black pepper 1/2 tbsp dried and crushed basil leaves 1/4 cup vegetable oil 3 cups water Seasonings 2 tbsp nutritional yeast flakes 1 tsp sugar 1/2 tbsp salt Method Place golden fax seeds, kombu and salt in the blender; pulse until smooth and set aside....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Short Rice Noodles with Soy Sauce Dressing

  The vegetarian recipe for Short Rice Noodles with Soy Sauce Dressing: servings – 2 Ingredients 1 kg short rice noodles 2 stalks coriander (dice) 2 tbsp vegetable oil Seasonings 1 tbsp dark soy sauce 1 tsp soy sauce 1 tsp vegetarian oyster sauce Method Blanch short rice noodles in boiling water, ladle into a sieve, drain and place on a plate. Sprinkle over with vegetable oil, dark soy sauce, soy sauce and vegetarian oyster sauce. Mix evenly. Top with diced coriander....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Simmered Ginger and Bean Curd Sticks in Mushroom Sauce

  The vegetarian recipe for Simmered Ginger and Bean Curd Sticks in Mushroom Sauce: servings – 6 Ingredients 5 shiitake mushrooms (soak in water until soft, remove the stems and cut in half) 3 bean curd sticks (fry until fragrant, briefly soak in water and cut into 1 inch sections) 1/2 vegetarian salted chicken/素醃鸡 su yan ji (cut into small pieces) 1 big portion ginger (slice) 3 cups water Seasonings 1 tbsp vegetarian oyster sauce 1/2 tsp salt Method Heat oil, add ginger slices and pan-fry until fragrant. Add shiitake mushrooms and vegetarian salted chicken; saute until fragrant. Add bean curd...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Cassava and Sago Pearls Dessert Soup

The vegetarian recipe for Cassava and Sago Pearls Dessert Soup: servings – 8 Ingredients 1 cassava root (peel and cut into small pieces) 1/2 cup coconut milk 1 cup large sago pearls 3 tbsp sugar 16 cups water Method Cassava Dessert Soup Place water (8 cups) and cassava pieces in a pot. Simmer over low heat for 30 minutes. Add sugar and coconut milk; stir evenly and turn off the heat. Sago Pearls Place water (8 cups) in a pot and bring to a boil. Add sago pearls, stir well, cover the pot and cook for 15 minutes. Turn off...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Stewed Herbal Amaranth Soup

The vegetarian recipe for Stewed Herbal Amaranth Soup: servings – 4 to 6 Ingredients 300 g fresh amaranth greens 1 tbsp dried wolfberries/goji berries 3 dong quai slices 800 cc boiling water Seasonings 1 tsp salt a sprinkle of vegetarian seasoning Method Lay amaranth greens, wolfberries, dong quai slices, salt and vegetarian seasoning on a large piece of aluminium foil. Place in a large bowl. Gently pour the boiling water over and close up the foil. Steam over medium heat for 30 minutes....

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Vege Angel Received Vegetarian Website Award!

This is so exciting! Vege Angel is granted the ‘Vegetarian Website Award’ by VegOnline.org! We are utterly speechless for the international recognition. Thank you VegOnline.org for the warmest encouragement and greatest support. We will continue to strive our best for the green cause. THANK YOU! ‘Vegetarian Website Award’ Recognition Letter – Mar 2, 2012 Dear Vege Angel, We at VegOnline.org are pleased to present you with the Vegetarian Website Award for excellence in vegetarian information! We understand the value of free, accessible information regarding vegetarian and veganism: great recipes, insightful articles, and tips to make people’s diets that much...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Hot and Spicy Winged Beans

The vegetarian recipe for Hot and Spicy Winged Beans: servings – 5 Ingredients 15 winged beans (cut into small sections) Seasonings 1/2 tbsp chili sauce – suitable for vegetarians 1/2 tbsp vegetarian belacan powder 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp sugar Method Heat oil, saute vegetarian belacan powder and chili sauce until fragrant. Add winged beans, salt and sugar; stir evenly and briefly cover the pan. Add some water and briefly cover the pan again. Saute until fragrant, dish out and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Vegan Mango Pudding

The vegetarian recipe for Vegan Mango Pudding: servings – 4 Ingredients 1 1/2 cup golden flax seeds (wash, soak in water overnight and drain) 2 medium size mangoes (peel, take the flesh, 1 1/2 mangoes for blending and cut 1/2 mango into cubes for garnishing) 1 cup roasted cashew nuts 6 tbsp sugar 1 lemon (cut in half and squeeze the juice) Method Place golden flax seeds in the blender and puree until smooth. Pour the flax seed puree into a small saucepan, heat on low flame and keep stirring until first boil. Turn off the heat and let the...

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