Easy Buddha's Delight - Lo Han Jai 简易罗汉斋

The vegan recipe for Easy Buddha’s Delight (Lo Han Jai):

servings – 6


  • 6 cloud ear mushrooms/yun er (soak in water until soft and cut into small sections)
  • 30 dried lily buds/dried ‘golden needles’ (soak in water until soft, remove the hard ends and tie a knot in the middle)
  • 8 shiitake mushrooms (soak in water until soft, remove the stems and cut in half)
  • 40 g glass noodles/dong fen
  • 5 bean curd puffs (cut into quarters)
  • 250 g napa cabbage (cut into strips)
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 cup water


  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vegetarian oyster sause
  • 1/2 tsp natural vegetarian seasoning
  • 1 tsp soy sauce


  1. Heat vegetable oil, saute shiitake mushrooms and cloud ear mushrooms until fragrant.
  2. Add the lily buds, bean curd puffs and napa cabbage; stir until fragrant.
  3. Add water, salt, vegetarian oyster sauce, natural vegetarian seasoning and soy sauce; stir well and briefly simmer.
  4. Lastly, add the glass noodles, stir well and briely simmer again.
  5. Enjoy!