Author: Susan Siow

Vegetarian Recipe: Hakka Herbal Porridge

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Hakka Herbal Porridge’: Ingredients 3 cups of mint leaves 1 cup of basil leaves 2 cups of sweet wormwood leaves 1 cup of coriander 3 tablespoons of white sesame seeds (roast) 1 cup of peanuts (roast) 1 tablespoon of green tea powder 4 cups of puffed rice 1 liter of water Seasonings 1/2 tablespoon of salt Method Put mint leaves + basil leaves + sweet wormwood leaves + coriander + white sesame seeds + peanuts (1/2 cup) + green tea powder + water + salt in a blender and puree. Then, place the herbal puree...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Fried Lotus Root Slices

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Fried Lotus Root Slices’: Ingredients 1 or 250 g of lotus root (peel, slice) 1/2 cup of rice flour 1/4 cup of water Seasonings 1/2 teaspoon of salt 1/2 teaspoon of sugar 1/4 teaspoon of white pepper powder Method Combine rice flour + water + all seasonings. Heat oil. Dip the lotus root slices in the batter (one by one). Fry until golden brown....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Chapati with Vegetable Dal Curry

Happy Diwali! The vegetarian recipe for ‘Chapati with Vegetable Dal Curry’: Chapati Ingredients 3 cups of atta flour 1 cup of water Seasonings 1/2 teaspoon of salt Method Combine atta flour + water + salt. Cover with a piece of cloth and leave aside for 30 minutes. Knead the dough and divide into 20 portions. Spread some atta flour on a table and use a roller to flatten each small dough into a round shape. Heat the pan, put the chapati in and grill both sides. Serve with Vegetable Dal Curry. Vegetable Dal Curry Ingredients 1/2 cup of chana...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Watercress and Glace Dates Soup

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Watercress and Glace Dates Soup’: Ingredients 1/2 kg of watercress 5 dried honey dates (蜜枣 mi zao) 12 wolfberries 10 cups of water Seasonings 1/2 teaspoon of salt Method Put the water into a pot and bring to a boil. Add watercress + glace dates + wolfberries and cook over low heat for 2 hours. Add salt and stir to combine....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Eggless Sponge Cake

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Eggless Sponge Cake’: Ingredients 1 1/8 cup of wheat flour (sieve) 3 portions or 48 g of soft cheese  (mash) 2 tablespoons of yogurt 1 teaspoon of baking powder (sieve) 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda (sieve) 1/3 cup of fresh milk 1/3 cup of vegetable oil Seasonings 1/3 cup of sugar Method Firstly,  combine fresh milk + vegetable oil + sugar and whisk until smooth and glossy. Add soft cheese + yogurt and combine evenly. Add wheat flour + baking powder + baking soda, stir and whisk until smooth and creamy. Gently pour the batter...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Kelp and Black Pepper Sauce

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Kelp and Black Pepper Sauce’: Ingredients 1 kelp (soak in water until soft and cut into small pieces) 1 cup of water Seasonings 1/4 teaspoon of salt 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper powder 1/2 teaspoon of vegetarian oyster sauce Method Put kelp + water in a blender and puree. Heat oil, saute black pepper powder + salt + vegetarian oyster sauce until fragrant. Add kelp puree, mix evenly and bring to a boil....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Baked Sweet Corns

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Baked Sweet Corns’: Ingredients 2 sweet corns 2 tablespoons of butter Seasonings 1/2 teaspoon of salt Method Gently open the husks of the sweet corns. Sprinkle salt over and spread butter on the sweet corns. Close the husks back and wrap each sweet corn in a sheet of aluminium foil. Put in the oven and bake at 170°c for about 20 minutes....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Stuffed Tomatoes

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Stuffed Tomatoes’: Ingredients 4 tomatoes (cut in half, remove stem ends and cores) 2 shiitake mushroms (soak in water until soft, remove the stems and dice) 6 soya nuggets/vegetarian roasted chicken 素食香酥鸡 su shi xiang su ji (dice) 2 tablespoons of self-rising flour Seasonings 1/4 teaspoon of sat 1/4 teaspoon of sugar 1/4 teaspoon of white pepper powder Method Combine shiitake mushrooms + soya nuggets + self-rising flour + salt + sugar + white pepper powder + some water. Stuff the filling into the tomatoes. Pan-fry, dish out, drain and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Steamed Buns

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Steamed Buns’: Ingredients 3 cups of wheat flour 1/2 tablespoon of dry yeast 1/2 cup of water 1 tablespoon of oil Seasonings 1 tablespoon of sugar 1/2 teaspoon of salt Method In a large bowl, combine dry yeast + sugar + salt + water (1/4 cup) and leave aside to ferment for 5 minutes. Add wheat flour (1 1/2 cup), combine evenly and leave aside to ferment for 2 hours. Add wheat flour (1 1/2 cup) + water (1/4 cup) + oil, knead the dough and ferment for 20 minutes. Knead the dough until smooth...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Peppery Rice Vermicelli Soup

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Peppery Rice Vermicelli Soup’: Ingredients 1/2 loaf of vegetarian fish/素食乌柳宜 su shi wu liu yu (slice and pan-fry) 2 pieces of salted vegetable (slice) 1 tomato (cut into fourths) 1/2 cup of evaporated milk 1/2 tablespoon of white pepper seeds (crush) 200 g of rice vermicelli (wash, blanch, drain and put into serving soup bowls) 9 cups of water Seasonings 1/4 teaspoon of salt 1/4 teaspoon of vegetarian seasoning Method Place water + crushed white pepper seeds + salted vegetable + tomato in a pot and cook for 15 minutes. Add vegetarian fish + evaporated milk...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Spicy Peanut Sauce

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Spicy Peanut Sauce’: Ingredients 1 pumpkin (peel, remove the seeds and core, dice, steam for about 20 minutes) 2 torch ginger buds/bunga kantan (dice) 1 turmeric (peel, dice) 4 stalks of lemongrass (remove the sheath and dice) 3 tablespoons of peanut butter 3 limes (squeeze the juice) 4 cups of water 1/2 tablespoon of tapioca starch (mix with some water to form a thickening paste) Seasonings 3 tablespoons of soy sauce 4 tablespoons of sugar Method Place pumpkin + torch ginger buds + turmeric + lemongrass + peanut butter + lime juice + water in...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Winter Melon Soup

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Winter Melon Soup’: Ingredients 1/2 or 500 g of winter melon (peel, remove the seeds and core, dice) 8 red dates 8 cups of water Seasonings 1/2 teaspoon of salt Method Place water + winter melon + red dates in a pot. Cook over low heat for 30 minutes. Add salt and stir to combine evenly....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Tom Yum Red Rice

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Tom Yum Red Rice’: Ingredients 1 cup of red rice 1/2 cucumber (cut into fine strips) 1 lettuce leaf (cut into fine strips) 3 tablespoons of oil 2 cups of water Seasonings 1 tablespoon of vegetarian tom yum paste 1/2 teaspoon of salt 1 teaspoon of sugar Method Place red rice + water in a rice cooker and cook. When the rice is ready, dish out and set aside. Heat oil, saute vegetarian tom yum paste until fragrant. Add red rice and briefly saute. Add salt + sugar and combine evenly. Dish out and serve...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Silver Ear Mushroom Simmered with Cheese and Tomato

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Silver Ear Mushroom Simmered with Cheese and Tomato’: Ingredients 2 silver ear mushrooms/snow fungus (soak in water until soft, wash, remove hard ends and tear into small pieces) 2 tomatoes (cut into small cubes) 2 portions/32 g of soft cheese Seasonings 1/2 teaspoon of salt Method Heat oil, saute silver ear mushrooms + tomatoes + soft cheese + some water. Simmer over low heat for 20 minutes. Add salt and combine evenly. Dish out and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Hamburger Buns

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Hamburger Buns’: Ingredients 2 cups of wheat flour 2 teaspoons of dry yeast 1 tablespoon of butter 1/2 cup of white sesame seeds 1 cup of water Seasonings 1 tablespoon of sugar 1 teaspoon of salt Method Combine wheat flour + dry yeast + sugar + salt + butter. Add water, knead the dough and keep aside for 5 minutes. Then, knead the dough until smooth, divide into 4 portions and roll into balls. Spray some water onto each dough and coat with white sesame seeds. Slightly flatten the dough and let it ferment for...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Curry Tofu

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Curry Tofu’: Ingredients 2 pieces of bean curd/tofu (cut each into fourths) Seasonings 1/4 teaspoon of curry powder 1/4 teaspoon of chili powder 1/2 teaspoon of sugar 1/4 teaspoon of salt 1/2 teaspoon of soy sauce Method Heat oi, pan-fry bean curd, dish out and set aside. In some remaining oil, stir-fry curry powder + chili powder + sugar + salt + soy sauce + some water until fragrant. Lastly, add pan-fried bean curd and combine evenly. Dish out and...

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Vege Angel 100th Vegetarian Recipe: Golden Dumplings

What a milestone! This is Vege Angel’s 100th vegetarian recipe – ‘Golden Dumplings’: Ingredients 6 pieces of yam bean (dice) 4 pieces of carrot (dice) 2 shiitake mushrooms (soak in water until soft, remove hard ends and dice) 20 pieces of dumpling pastry/eggless wonton wrapper 无蛋云吞皮 wu dan yun tun pi 1/2 teaspoon of tapioca starch (mix with some water to form a thickening paste) 3 tablespoons of oil Seasonings 1/4 teaspoon of salt 1/4 teaspoon of sugar 1/4 teaspoon of white pepper powder Method Heat oil, stir-fry shiitake mushroom + carrot + yam bean + some water over low heat....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Snow Pear Soup

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Snow Pear Soup’: Ingredients 4 snow pears (peel, remove seeds and core, cut into small cubes and set aside) 8 cups of water Seasonings 1 tablespoon of sugar Method Place pears + water into a pot. Simmer over low heat for 30 minutes. Then, add sugar and stir well. Dish out and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Easy Veggie Burger

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Easy Veggie Burger’: Ingredients 1 cup of soya mince (wash) 1/2 cup of self-rising flour 1/2 cup of water 1/2 teaspoon of white sesame seeds (*optional) Seasonings 1/2 teaspoon of salt 1/2 teaspoon of sugar 1/4 teaspoon of white pepper powder Method Combine soya mince + white sesame seeds + salt + sugar + white pepper powder + self-rising flour + water. Form the soya mixture into rounds. Fry until golden brown. Dish out, drain and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Wild Fern Shoots in Spicy Coconut Gravy

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Wild Fern Shoots in Spicy Coconut Gravy’: Ingredients 1 kg of wild fern shoots/pucuk paku (pluck out the shoots, wash and set aside) 1/2 cup of coconut milk 5 bird’s eye chilies (slice) 2 tablespoons of oil 1/2 cup of water Seasonings 1 tablespoon of turmeric powder 1 teaspoon of salt Method Heat oil, stir-fry turmeric powder + bird’s eye chilies over low heat until fragrant. Add wild fern shoots and stir-fry over high heat until tender. Add salt + coconut milk and stir evenly. Add water, cover the pan and briefly simmer over low...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Vegetarian Chicken Topped with Minced Ginger

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Vegetarian Chicken Topped with Minced Ginger’: Ingredients 1 piece of vegetarian salted chicken 素醃鸡 (defrost, slice and arrange nicely on a steaming plate) 1 ginger (cut into small cubes; place into a blender, add 1/2 cup of water, puree until smooth and fine; set aside) 1/2 cup of oil Seasonings 1/2 teaspoon of salt 1/8 teaspoon of vegetarian seasoning Method Heat oil, add minced ginger and briefly stir-fry over low heat. Add salt + vegetarian seasoning and stir evenly. Dish out and top the vegetarian chicken. Steam for about 15 minutes....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Rice Noodles in Vegetable Gravy

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Rice Noodles in Vegetable Gravy’: Ingredients 1 kg of rice noodles/河粉 he fen (stir-fry until fragrant and set aside) 6 shiitake mushrooms (soak in water until soft, remove the stems, slice and set aside) 1/2 kg of cabbage (cut into strips) 10 soya nuggets/vegetarian roasted chicken 素食香酥鸡 su shi xiang su ji (defrost, cut in half and set aside) 1 small portion of ginger (cut into thin strips) 1 tablespoon of tapioca starch (mix with some water to form a thickening paste) 8 cups of water Seasonings 1 tablespoon of vegetarian oyster sauce 1/2 teaspoon...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Dried Chili Sauce

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Dried Chili Sauce’: Ingredients 1/2 kg of dried chilies (wash, simmer in hot water until soft, dish out and set aside) Seasonings 1/2 tablespoon of salt 1 tablespoon of sugar Method Place cooked dried chilies + salt + sugar + water (adequate) into a blender. Puree until smooth and fine. Heat oil and gently pour the chili puree into the pan. Bring to a boil. Dish out and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Cornmeal Bun Served with Blueberry Jam

Ingredients 1 cup of wholemeal flour 1 cup of self-rising flour 2 tablespoons of cornmeal 1/2 cup of wheat flakes 1/2 cup of oil Seasonings 1/4 teaspoon of salt 1/2 teaspoon of sugar Method Combine all ingredients + seasonings + water (adequate) and mix into a dough. Divide the dough into small portions. Roll and shape into round buns. Then, place into a baking tray and leave aside for 20 minutes. Lastly, put in the oven and bake at 160°c for about 20 minutes. Serve with blueberry...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Wood Ear Crisps

Ingredients 2 pieces of wood ear/blank fungus 黑木耳 hei mu er (soak in water until soft, tear into small pieces and set aside) 1/2 cup of self-rising flour Seasonings 1/4 teaspoon of salt 1/4 teaspoon of white pepper powder 1/8 teaspoon of vegetarian seasoning Method Combine self-rising flour + salt + vegetarian seasoning + white pepper powder + water (adequate) . Mix well to form a frying batter. Dip the wood ear pieces in the batter. Deep fry until golden brown. Dish out, drain and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Lotus Root Soup

Ingredients 1/2 or 600g of lotus root (wash, slice and set aside) 1/2 cup of groundnut kernels 10 red dates (remove the pits and set aside) Seasonings 1/2 teaspoon of salt 1 teaspoon of brown sugar Method Bring water (9 cups) to a boil. Add lotus root slices + groundnut kernels + red dates and simmer over low heat for 1 hour. Dish out and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Stewed Kelp and Bean Curd Cubes in Mushroom Sauce

Ingredients 1/2 kelp (soak in water until soft, cut into strips and set aside) 1 piece of soft bean curd (cut into fourths) 1/2 cup of soya mince (heat 1/2 cup of oil and stir-fry until fragrant, dish out and set aside) Seasonings 1/4 teaspoon of salt 1 tablespoon of vegetarian oyster sauce (made from shiitake mushroom) Method In some remaining oil, stir-fry kelp strips + salt + vegetarian oyster sauce + some water. Add bean curd cubes and briefly stir-fry. Stew for about 5 minutes. Dish out and top with stir-fried soya mince....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Spicy Gram Doughnuts

Ingredients 3 cups of black gram flour or vada mix 2 cups of chana dal (soak in water for 1 hour, drain; crush half in a blender and set aside; put another half on a plate) 5 dried chilies (cut in half, soak in water for 10 minutes, drain, dice and set aside) 2 stalks of curry leaves (pluck out the leaves and dice) 2 green chilies (slice) Seasonings 1 tablespoon of salt Method Combine crushed chana dal + black gram flour. Add diced dried chilies + green chili slices + diced curry leaves + salt + water (1...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Veggie Biryani Rice

Ingredients 3 cups of basmati rice (wash) 1/2 cup of yogurt 1/2 cup of coconut milk 2 tablespoons of ghee 1 cup of frozen mixed vegetables (defrost) 3 tomatoes (dice) 1 stalk of Chinese celery (cut into 2 cm lengths) 4 dried chilies (cut in half) 6 cardamoms (crush) 10 cloves 3 star anise 20 white pepper seeds 1 tablespoon of mustard seeds 2 cinnamon sticks 1/2 cup of cashew nuts (stir-fry over low heat until fragrant and set aside) 2 tablespoons of oil 1 cup of paneer cubes (*optional) Seasonings 1 tablespoon of salt 1 tablespoon of curry...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Baked Soya Dumplings with Turmeric Leaf

Ingredients 1/2 loaf of vegetarian fish/素食乌柳宜 su shi wu liu yu  (defrost and mince) 5 turmeric leaves 1 teaspoon of tapioca starch Seasonings 1/2 teaspoon of salt 1/2 teaspoon of curry powder 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon of sugar Method Heat oil (1/2 cup) and stir-fry minced vegetarian fish + salt + curry powder + turmeric powder + sugar until fragrant. Dish out and combine with tapioca starch. Divide the filling into 5 portions. Wrap each portion in a turmeric leaf. Fasten the dumpling with a toothpick. Put in a 180°c oven and bake for about 20 minutes....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Apple Pie

Ingredients 5 apples (peel, remove seeds and core, cut into cubes, puree and set aside) 4 cups of wheat flour 1 cup of oil Seasonings 1 cup of sugar Method Put apple puree + sugar into a pot, constantly stir and cook until the liquid is absorbed. Combine wheat flour + 1/2 cup of water + oil and knead the dough. Divide the dough into 2 portions. Spread some wheat flour on the table and roll each dough into a round pastry. Lay one pastry into a round baking pan, gentle pour the apple filling over and spread evenly....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Steamed Snow Fungus with Red Dates

Ingredients 2 pieces of show fungus/雪耳 xue er (soak in water until soft, wash, divide into small portions, drain and set aside) 10 red dates (wash, remove the pits and set aside) 1 small piece of ginger (shred, stir-fry and set aside) Seasonings 1/4 teaspoon of salt 1/8 teaspoon of vegetarian seasoning Method Lay snow fungus + red dates into a steaming plate. Sprinkle over with salt + vegetarian seasoning + stir-fried ginger & oil. Steam for about 20 minutes....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Golden Cauliflower

Ingredients 1 cauliflower (cut into florets, wash and set aside) 1 cup of self-rising flour Seasonings 1/2 teaspoon of salt 1/4 teaspoon of white pepper powder 1/8 teaspoon of vegetarian seasoning Method Combine self-rising flour + salt + vegetarian seasoning + white pepper powder + some water and form a frying batter. Dip the cauliflower florets in the batter and coat evenly. Fry until golden brown. Dish out, drain and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Pumpkin Soup

Ingredients 1/2 pumpkin (500 g) peel, deseed, cut into cubes, steam for about 15 minutes and set aside Seasonings 1/4 teaspoon of salt Method Put steamed pumpkin cubes + 2 1/2 cups of water into a blender. Puree until smooth and fine. Slowly pour the pumpkin puree into a pot. Add salt and constantly stir until boil....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Spicy Bitter Beans

Ingredients 1 cup of bitter beans/petai 1/2 cup of ready-made fried shiitake slices/香脆丝 xiang cui si Seasonings 1 tablespoon of vegetarian belacan powder 1/2 teaspoon of chili powder 1/4 teaspoon of salt 1 tablespoon of sugar Method Heat oil, stir-fry bitter beans. Add vegetarian belacan powder + chili powder +  fried shiitake slices and stir-fry until fragrant. Add 1 1/2 tablespoons of water + salt + sugar and stir evenly. Cover the pan and briefly simmer. Dish out and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Ginger Fried Rice

Ingredients 2 rice bowls of cooked rice/leftover rice 1 piece of ginger (chop) Seasonings 1/4 teaspoon of salt 1/8 teaspoon of vegetarian seasoning Method Heat oil, stir-fry chopped ginger until fragrant. Add rice and stir-fry. Add salt + vegetarian seasoning + some water. Cover the pan and briefly simmer. Dish out and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Blanched Baby Bok Choy Topped with Soy Mince

Ingredients 3 bunches of Bok Choy/small Chinese cabbage (separate into individual leaves, wash, blanch, dish out, drain and set aside) 1/2 cup of soya mince Seasonings 1/4 teaspoon of salt 1 tablespoon of vegetarian oyster sauce Method Heat oil, stir-fry soya mince + salt + vegetarian oyster sauce + some water until fragrant. Dish out and lay on top of the blanched Bok Choy....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Stuffed Bell Peppers

Ingredients 1 green bell pepper (cut in half, remove stem end and seeds) 1 red bell pepper (cut in half, remove stem end and seeds) 1 orange bell pepper (cut in half, remove stem end and seeds) 1/2 loaf of vegetarian fish/素食乌柳宜 su shi wu liu yu  (defrost and mince) 1 piece of bean curd (mash) 3 tablespoons of self-rising flour Seasonings 1/4 teaspoon of salt 1/8 teaspoon of vegetarian seasoning Method Combine minced vegetarian fish + mashed bean curd + salt + vegetarian seasoning + self-rising flour + some water. Stuff the mixture into the bell pepper halves. Pan-fry over low...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Potato and Pumpkin Sesame Balls

Ingredients 4 potatoes (steam, peel, mash and set aside) 1/2 pumpkin (steam, peel, mash and set aside) 1/2 cup of white sesame seeds 2 cups of self-rising flour Seasonings 1/2 teaspoon of salt Method Combine mashed potato + mashed pumpkin +  self-rising flour + salt. Add some oil and mix evenly. Roll into ball shapes. Coat with white sesame seeds. Fry until golden brown, dish out, drain and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Crystal Dumplings

Ingredients 1/2 yam bean (cut into fine strips) 1/2 carrot (cut into fine strips) 4 shiitake mushrooms (soak in water till tender and cut into fine strips) 1/2 teaspoon of tapioca starch (mix with some water; serves as a thickener) 1 cup of gluten-free flour 2 tablespoons of potato starch Seasonings 1 tablespoon of soy sauce 1/2 teaspoon of sugar 1/2 teaspoon of sesame oil 1/2 teaspoon of salt Method Filling = Heat oil, stir-fry shiitake strips + yam bean strips + carrot strips + soy sauce + sugar until fragrant; add 3 tablespoons of water, cover the pan and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Green Pea-Licious

Ingredients 1/2 loaf of vegetarian roasted duck/素黄金鸭 su huang jin ya (slice) 1/2 cup of green peas (defrost) Seasonings 1 tablespoon of vegetarian oyster sauce 1/8 teaspoon of salt Method Heat oil, pan-fry vegetarian roasted duck slices. Add green peas + vegetarian oyster sauce + salt + some water and stir-fry. Cover the pan and simmer till the green peas are cooked....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Sauteed Lily Buds with Tomato

Ingredients 1 cup of dried lily buds 黄花菜/金针菜 huang hua cai/jin zhen cai (soak in water till tender, remove hard ends, tie a knot in the center of each bud and set aside) 1 tomato (cut into 6 wedges) Seasonings 1/4 teaspoon of salt 1/8 teaspoon of vegetarian seasoning Method Heat oil, add knotted lily buds + 1 tablespoon of water and saute till fragrant. Cover the pan and briefly simmer. Add tomato wedges + salt + vegetarian seasoning and briefly stir-fry. Cover the pan and simmer till the tomato wedges are soft. Dish out and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Veggie Sushi

Ingredients 10 sheets of roasted seaweed 1/2 piece of kelp (soak in water till tender, cut into long strips, add some water, simmer till cooked, dish out and set aside) 1/2 loaf of vegetarian roasted duck/素黄金鸭 su huang jin ya (pan-fry, cool, cut into long strips and set aside) 2 cucumbers (peel, remove the core, cut into long strips and set aside) 1 carrot (peel, cut into long strips and set aside) 2 cups of sushi rice (wash) Seasonings 1/2 cup of vegetarian oyster sauce (add 1 tablespoon of water, simmer till cooked, and set aside) 1/4 teaspoon of...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Grape Pie

Ingredients 1 kg of grapes (peel, deseed, puree and set aside) 2 cups of wheat flour 1/2 cup of wheat germ 2 tablespoons of self-rising flour 1/2 cup of oil Seasonings 1/2 cup of sugar 1/4 teaspoon of salt Method Grape Jam = Add grape puree + sugar into a pot, stir and cook until the liquid is absorbed. Pastry = Combine wheat flour + wheat germ + self-rising flour + salt + 1 cup of water + oil and knead the dough; take out one small portion of the dough, roll round and cut into strips; roll round the remaining...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Bean Curd with Black Vinegar

Ingredients 6 pieces of fresh layered bean curd skin/生豆包 sheng dou bao (defrost, cut into halves, fry till fragrant, dish out, drain and set aside) 1/2 cup of black soya beans 2 black fungus/黑木耳 hei mu er (soak in water till tender, cut into small pieces and set aside) 1 ginger (slice) 6 shiitake nuggets/vegetarian mutton nuggets (defrost) Seasonings 1/2 cup of black vinegar 3 tablespoons of sugar 1 tablespoon of vegetarian oyster sauce Method Bring 1/2 pot of water to a boil. Add black beans and simmer over low heat for 30 minutes. Add fried layered bean curd...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Steamed Lady’s Fingers with Minced Ginger

Ingredients 6 Lady’s Fingers (remove both ends and cut into halves) 1 tomato (cut into 6 wedges) 1 ginger (mince; heat oil, stir-fry until fragrant, set aside) Seasonings 1/4 teaspoon of salt 1/8 teaspoon of vegetarian seasoning Method Arranged Lady’s Fingers + tomato wedges on a steaming plate. Sprinkle salt + vegetarian seasoning over. Top with minced ginger (stir-fried) and steam over high heat for 10 minutes....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Green Apple Salad

Ingredients 4 green apples (peel, cut into strips and set aside) 2 tablespoons of groundnut kernels (stir on a heated pan until fragrant, dish out, cool, remove the skins, crush in a grinder and set aside) Seasonings 1 tablespoon of vegetarian tom yum paste 1 tablespoon of sugar 1 tablespoon of vinegar Method Combine all ingredients. Add all seasonings, mix well and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Red Dates and Codonopsis Root Soup

Ingredients 10 red dates 4 Codonopsis root/党参 dang shen (cut into 1-inch lengths) 1/2 yam bean (dice) 1/2 carrot (dice) 1 sweet corn (cut into cubes) 1 potato (dice) Seasonings 1/2 teaspoon of salt 1/2 teaspoon of brown sugar Method Bring 1/2 pot of water to a boil. Add all ingredients into the pot and simmer over low heat for 30 minutes. Lastly, add salt + brown sugar, stir well and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Pan-Fried Noodles

Ingredients 1 kg of fresh wheat noodle/生面 saang mein Seasonings 1/2 teaspoon of salt 1/8 teaspoon of vegetarian seasoning Method Heat up some oil, add wheat noodles, pan-fry the noodles over low heat until fragrant, cover the pan and briefly simmer. Then, add salt + vegetarian seasoning + some water, cover the pan and briefly simmer. Open the lid and stir-fry until fragrant. Add some water, cover the pan again and briefly simmer. Dish out and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Stuffed Bean Curd

Ingredients 4 pieces of bean curd (cut into halves, make a slit in the center of each piece and set aside) 10 fresh chilies (slit, deseed and set aside) 2 eggplants (slice, slit and set aside) 1/2 bitter gourd (cut into round pieces, deseed and set aside) 30 soya nuggets/vegetarian roasted chicken 素食香酥鸡 su shi xiang su ji (defrost, crush in a blender and set aside) 1 tablespoon of tapioca starch 1/2 cup of self-rising flour Seasonings 1/4 teaspoon of salt 1/8 teaspoon of vegetarian seasoning Method Combine crushed soya nuggets + salt + vegetarian seasoning + self-rising flour...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Sweet and Sour Soya Drumsticks

Ingredients 4 soya drumsticks/vegetarian chicken drumsticks (fry till golden brown, drain and arrange on a plate) Seasonings 1/4 teaspoon of salt 1 teaspoon of sugar 1 teaspoon of chili sauce 1 teaspoon of tomato sauce 1 teaspoon of plum sauce Method Heat up 1 tablespoon of remaining oil. Add sugar + salt + chili sauce + tomato sauce + plum sauce and stir-fry over low heat. Add some water and briefly boil. Pour the sweet and sour sauce over the fried soya drumsticks and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Fried Pumpkin

Ingredients 1 kg of pumpkin (peel, remove seeds, shred and set aside) 1 cup of wheat flour 2 tablespoons of shredded ginger 3 tablespoons of rice flour Seasonings 1 teaspoon of salt Method Combine all ingredients and seasoning with 5 tablespoons of water. Form the pumpkin mixture into flat rounds (take a sauce plate as a mold). Fry until golden brown and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Sesame Loaf

Ingredients 2 cups of wheat flour 1/2 teaspoon of dry yeast 1 tablespoon of butter 2 tablespoons of white sesame seeds Seasonings 1/2 teaspoon of sugar 1/4 teaspoon of salt Method Combine 1/2 cup of water + sugar + salt + dry yeast and leave aside for 5 minutes. Add 1/2 cup of wheat flour, combine and knead the dough. Cover the dough with a piece of cloth and ferment for 2 hours. Add the remaining wheat flour + 1 bowl of water and knead the dough. Then, roll the dough into a long shape. Spray some water onto...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Spaghetti with Mushroom Sauce

Ingredients 1 small bunch of spaghetti (cook in boiling water until tender, dish out, drain and set aside) 5 button mushrooms (slice) 1 tablespoon of butter 1 cup of white mushroom sauce – please refer to white mushroom sauce recipe Seasonings 1/8 teaspoon of salt 1/8 teaspoon of vegetarian seasoning Method Stir-fry butter in a small pot over low heat. Add mushroom slices + salt + vegetarian seasoning and stir-fry. Cover the pot, cook until the mushrooms are moist and softened. Add white mushroom sauce + cooked spaghetti and mix well. Cover the pot, simmer until fully absorbed, dish...

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Vegetarian Recipe: White Mushroom Sauce

Ingredients 2 packets of white mushrooms/button mushrooms 1/2 cup of fresh milk 2 pieces of soft cheese 1 tablespoon of butter Seasonings 1/4 teaspoon of salt 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper powder 1/4 teaspoon of white pepper powder 1/2 teaspoon of tapioca starch (mix with some water; serves as a thickener) Method Put white mushrooms + fresh milk + 1 cup of water + soft cheese + salt into a blender, puree until smooth and fine. Heat the butter in a small pot over low heat. Add black pepper powder and stir-fry until fragrant. Add mushroom puree and stir...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Potato Buttons

Ingredients 2 potatoes (steam, peel, mash and set aside) 8 cashew nuts 3 tablespoons of glutinous rice flour Seasonings 1/4 teaspoon of salt 1/8 teaspoon of sugar Method Combine mashed potato + glutinous rice flour + salt + sugar. Divide the dough into 8 pieces and roll them into rounds. Then, insert a cashew nut into each round. Fry until golden brown, dish out, drain and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Red Rice and Lotus Seed Porridge

Ingredients 1 cup of red rice (rinse) 1/2 cup of lotus seed (rinse) 1/2 cup of dried lily bulbs/百合 bai he (rinse) 2 stalks of coriander (dice) 1 portion of ginger (cut into thin strips, stir-fry in 1/2 bowl of heated oil, dish out and set aside) Seasonings 1/2 teaspoon of salt 1/8 teaspoon of vegetarian seasoning Method Prepare 1/2 pot of water, add red rice + lotus seeds + dried lily bulbs. Briefly boil over high heat. Switch to low heat and simmer for 1 hour. Add salt + vegetarian seasoning. Scoop the porridge into serving bowls, top...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Salted Vegetable and Bean Curd Soup

Ingredients 2 pieces of bean curd (cut into cubes) 1/2 cup of salted vegetable (cut into strips) 1 small portion of ginger (flatten) Seasonings 1/4 teaspoon of salt 1/8 teaspoon of vegetarian seasoning Method Bring 1/2 pot of water to a boil. Add bean curd cubes + salted vegetable strips + flattened ginger. Simmer for one hour. Add salt + vegetarian seasoning, briefly cook and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Stuffed Shiitake Mushrooms

Ingredients 12 shiitake mushrooms (soak in water until tender, remove stems and set aside) 5 pieces of dry tofu/豆干 dou gan (dice) 5 pieces of carrot (dice) 2 pieces of yam bean (dice) 2 tablespoons of tapioca starch Seasonings 1/4 teaspoon of white pepper powder 1/2 teaspoon of soy sauce 1/8 teaspoon of vegetarian seasoning 1/2 teaspoon of seasame oil Method Filling = Heat up some oil, stir-fry diced dry tofu + diced carrot + diced yam bean over medium heat until fragrant; add white pepper powder + soy sauce + vegetarian seasoning and stir evenly; dish out, put in...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Spicy Crushed Shiitake Stems

Ingredients 2 cups of mushroom stems (soaked in water overnight, remove stem ends, crush in a mortar with a pestle and set aside) Seasonings 1 tablespoon of chili powder 1 tablespoon of evaporated milk 3 tablespoons of soy sauce 1/2 teaspoon of sugar some white pepper powder Method Heat up 1/2 cup of oil, add chili powder and stir-fry over low heat until fragrant. Add crushed shiitake stems, stir-fry over medium heat for 2 minutes. Add soy sauce, stir-fry for 1 minute. Add sugar + evaporated milk + 2 cups of water, briefly stir-fry. Cover the pan and simmer for...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Happy Cheese

Ingredients 1 small packet of frozen mixed vegetables (defrost) 4 slices of vegetarian cheese (tear each into 3 pieces) Seasonings 1/8 teaspoon of salt Method Heat oil in a non-stick pan, stir-fry mixed vegetables + salt over medium heat. Lay the cheese pieces on top of the mixed vegetables. Turn off heat when the cheese melts evenly. Cool, dish out, set on a plate and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Yogurt Curry

Ingredients 1/2 loaf of vegetarian fish (defrost and cut into 5mm-thick slices) 1/2 cup of yogurt 2 tomatoes (cut each into 4 wedges) 1/2 kg of cauliflower (cut into florets) 3 long beans (cut into 3cm lengths) 1/2 carrot (slice) some corn flour (mix with 1/2 cup of water; serves as a thickener) Seasonings 2 tablespoon of curry powder 1 tablespoon of turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon of chili powder 1/2 teaspoon of sugar 1 tablespoon of soy sauce Method Fry vegetarian fish slices until golden brown, dish out, drain and set a aside. In 2 tablespoons of remaining oil,...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Coconut Nuggets

Ingredients 2 cups of crushed coconut 1 cup of wheat flour 1 cup of coconut milk Seasonings 1/2 teaspoon of salt 1 tablespoon of sugar 1/2 teaspoon of curry powder Method Combine all the ingredients and seasonings above, mix well, divide into approximately 20 small portions and form ovoid shapes. Heat up oil, fry over low heat until golden brown, dish out, drain and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Simple Eggplant Delight

Ingredients 6 eggplants (cut into planks, briefly soak in the water, drain and set aside) Seasonings 1/2 teaspoon of salt 1/8 teaspoon of vegetarian seasoning Method Heat up oil, add eggplant planks and stir-fry. Add salt + vegetarian seasoning and briefly stir-fry. Switch to low heat and simmer the eggplant until tender. Sprinkle over with a small amount of water, briefly simmer, dish out and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Hot and Sour Vegetable Curry

Ingredients 6 slices of vegetarian fish/su shi kuai le yu 素食快乐鱼 6 ladyfingers (cut into medium pieces) 2 tomatoes (cut each into 4 wedges) 2 eggplants (cut into 2-inch lengths) 1/2 cup of coconut milk Seasonings 1 tablespoon of curry powder 1 tablespoon of turmeric powder 1/2 tablespoon of chili powder 1 tablespoon of vegetarian tom yum paste 1/2 teaspoon of salt 1 tablespoon of sugar 1 tablespoon of soy sauce Method Pan-fry vegetarian fish slices in 1 cup of heated oil, dish out and set aside. Pan-fry eggplant + ladyfinger, dish out and set aside. In some remaining...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Mushroom Ball Curry

Ingredients 20 mushroom balls 2 eggplants (cut into rectangles) 2 tomatoes (cut each into fourths) 8 ladyfingers (cut into 1 inch pieces) 1/2 cup of coconut milk Seasonings 1 tablespoon of vegetarian tom yum paste 1 tablespoon of sugar 1/2 teaspoon of salt 1 tablespoon of turmeric powder 1 tablespoon of curry powder 1 tablespoon of chili powder 1 tablespoon of soy sauce Method Stir-fry chili powder + curry powder + turmeric powder until fragrant. Add 1/2 cup of oil, stir evenly. Add ladyfingers + eggplants + tomatoes + mushroom balls and simmer until fragrant. Add tom yum paste...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Hot and Creamy Vegetable Rolls

Ingredients 10 vegetable rolls/素食面线虾 vegetarian Misua prawns su shi mian xian xia (defrost) 10 bird’s eye chilies (dice) 20 curry leaves 1/2 cup of evaporated milk Seasonings 1/4 teaspoon of salt 1/8 teaspoon of vegetarian seasoning Method Fry vegetable rolls till golden brown, dish out, drain and set on a plate. In 1 tablespoon of remaining oil, stir-fry curry leaves + bird’s eye chilies + evaporated milk + salt + vegetarian seasoning. Briefly simmer. Slowly pour the hot sauce over the fried vegetarian rolls and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Fried Soya Slices with Spicy Paste

Ingredients 1/2 loaf of vegetarian fish/素食快乐鱼 su shi kuai le yu – made from soya (slice) 1/2 vegetarian belacan/vegetarian shrimp paste – ball form (dice) 20 dried chilies (soak in boiling water until tender, mince with a blender, simmer with some salt and sugar; serves as a dried chili paste) Seasonings 1 tablespoon of sugar 1 tablespoon of soy sauce Method Pan-fry vegetarian fish slices, dish out, drain and set aside. In some remaining oil, stir-fry dried chili paste + diced vegetarian belacan until fragrant. Add fried vegetarian fish slices + 1 big bowl of water and simmer until half absorbed. Add...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Curry Soya Drumsticks

Ingredients 6 soya drumsticks/vegetarian chicken drumsticks Seasonings 1 tablespoon of curry powder 1/2 tablespoon of turmeric powder 1 teaspoon of soy sauce 1 teaspoon of sugar Method Deep-fry soya drumsticks till golden brown, drain and set aside. Stir-fry curry powder + turmeric powder + soy sauce + sugar over low heat in 1 tablespoon of remaining oil. Add fried soya drumsticks in the curry mixture and coat well. Dish out and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Stir-Fried Winged Bean with Soya Mince

Ingredients 10 winged beans (slice) 2 tablespoon of soya mince (stir-fry, dish out and set aside) 3 fresh chilies (slice) Seasonings 1/2 teaspoon of salt 1/8 teaspoon of vegetarian seasoning Method Stir-fry winged bean slices + chili slices + salt + vegetarian seasoning. Add stir-fried soy mince and saute. Add 1 tablespoon of water, cover the pan, briefly simmer, dish out and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Stir-Fried Bok Choy with Sliced Shiitake

Ingredients 1/2 kilogram of baby Bok Choy/small Chinese cabbage (cut into 2-inch pieces) 1/2 cup of shiitake (soak in water until soft and slice) Seasonings 1/4 teaspoon of salt 1 teaspoon of soy sauce Method Heat up oil, saute sliced shiitake, followed by Bok Choy pieces. Add salt, cover the pan and briefly simmer. Add soy sauce and saute. Add some water, saute, dish out and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Sauteed Bitter Gourd Slices with Soya Nuggets

Ingredients 2 bitter gourds (slice) 10 soya nuggets/vegetarian roasted chicken 素食香酥鸡 su shi xiang su ji (defrost) Seasonings 1/2 teaspoon of salt 1/2 teaspoon of sugar Method Stir-fry soy nuggets until fragrant. Add bitter gourd slices and saute. Add salt + sugar, stir-fry. Lastly, add some water and simmer over low heat until the bitter gourd slices are...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Peppery Vegetable Strips

Ingredients 1 small yam bean (cut into fine strips) 1 carrot (cut into fine strips) 6 shiitakes (soak in water until soft and cut into fine strips) Seasonings 1/4 teaspoon of salt 1/4 teaspoon of sugar 1/2 tablespoon of soy sauce 1/2 teaspoon of white pepper powder Method Firstly, stir-fry shiitake strips. Then, add yam bean strips + carrot strips, cover the pan and simmer for a while. Add salt + sugar + soy sauce + white pepper powder and stir-fry. Add some water, cover the pan, briefly simmer, dish out and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Easy Gingery Broccoli

Ingredients 1 broccoli (cut into florets, rinse, drain and set aside) 1 small piece of ginger (shred, stir-fry in 1/2 cup of heated oil, dish out and set aside) Seasonings 1/4 teaspoon of salt 1/8 teaspoon of vegetarian seasoning Method Blanch broccoli florets, drain, dish out and set on a plate. Sprinkle over with salt + vegetarian seasoning and combine. Slowly pour over the stir-fried shredded ginger + oil onto the dish and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Sweet Corn with Red Dates Soup

Ingredients 2 sweet corns (cut into round pieces) 12 red dates 1/2 kudzu root (cut into small cubes) 1/2 carrot (dice) Seasonings 1/4 teaspoon of salt 1/8 teaspoon of vegetarian seasoning Method Prepare 1/2 pot of water, add sweet corn pieces + red dates + kudzu root cubes + diced carrot into the pot and simmer over low heat for 1 hour. Add salt + vegetarian seasoning, briefly cook and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Seaweed with Tomato Soup

Ingredients 4 stalks of celery (dice) 1/2 yam bean (dice) 1 carrot (dice) 2 tomatoes (dice) 1 piece of dried seaweed (tear into small pieces) 1/2 cup of ready-made fried shiitake slices/香脆丝 xiang cui si (heat up 1/2 cup of oil, stir-fry and set aside) Seasonings 1/4 teaspoon of salt 1/8 teaspoon of vegetarian seasoning Method Bring 1/2 pot of water to a boil. Add diced celery + diced yam bean + diced carrot + diced tomato + seaweed pieces + stir-fried shiitake slices into the pot and simmer for 15 minutes. Lastly, add salt + vegetarian seasoning, briefly cook...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Groundnut Kernels with Kudzu Root Soup

Ingredients 1 cup of groundnut kernels 1 kudzu root (cut into small cubes) 1/2 cup of red dates Seasonings 1/4 teaspoon of salt 1/8 teaspoon of vegetarian seasoning Method Bring 1/2 pot of water to a boil. Add groundnut kernels + red dates + kudzu root cubes into the pot and simmer over low heat for 1 hour. Lastly, add salt + vegetarian seasoning, briefly cook and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Taro Cake Topped with Diced Turnip

Ingredients 1 taro (dice) 3 cups of rice flour (mix with 3 cups of water, stir well) 1 packet of diced preserved turnip (soak in water for 5 minutes, drain and set aside) 1 1/2 cups of ready-made fried shiitake strips/香脆丝 xiang cui si  Seasonings 1 tablespoon of five-spice powder 1 tablespoon of salt 1 tablespoon of sugar 1/2 tablespoon of soy sauce chili sauce Method Taro cake = Stir-fry diced taro + five-spice powder + salt + sugar + soy sauce in 1 cup of heated oil. Add rice flour, mix well and stir-fry until nearly absorbed. Immediately, dish out...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Steamed Glutinous Rice Dumplings With Banana Leaf

Ingredients 2 yam beans (cut into thin strips) 5 shiitakes (soak in water until soft, cut into thin strips) 6 long beans (cut into thin round pieces) 1 small packet of glutinous rice flour 1 banana leaf (cut into round shapes – 2 1/2 inch diameter) Seasonings 1/2 teaspoon of salt 1 tablespoon of sugar 1 tablespoon of soy sauce 1 tablespoon of white pepper powder Method Filling = Stir-fry yam bean strips + shiitake strips + long bean pieces. Add salt + sugar + soy sauce + white pepper powder and briefly stir-fry. Add 1/2 cup of water...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Pumpkin Puffs

Ingredients 1/2 pumpkin (peal, steam and set aside) 1/2 cup of coconut milk 2 cups of wheat flour 2 cups of wholemeal flour Seasonings 3 tablespoons of sugar 1/4 teaspoon of salt Method Pastry = combine wheat flour + wholemeal flour + salt + 1/2 cup of oil + 2 cups of water, blend well and knead to form a dough. Cut the dough into small pieces, roll into small balls and flatten into round shapes with a roller. Filling = mash the steamed pumpkin on a pan, add sugar + coconut milk and cook until fully absorbed. Add...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Nuomici

Ingredients 3 cups of glutinous rice flour (glutinous rice dough = combine 2 cups of glutinous rice flour + 2 cups of water, mix well, steam for approximately 20 minutes and cool) (baked glutinous rice flour = stir 1 cup of glutinous rice flour on a heated pan until slightly baked) 1 cup of groundnut kernels (stir on a heated pan until fragrant, dish out, cool, remove the skins, crush in a grinder, combine with 4 tablespoons of sugar and set aside) Seasonings 4 tablespoons of sugar Method Firstly, spread some baked glutinous rice flour onto your palm. Use a tablespoon...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Coconut Milk Rice with Spicy Condiment

Ingredients 1/2 cup of coconut milk (combine with 1/4 teaspoon of salt) 4 cups of rice (rinse) 2 cups of ready-made fried shiitake strips/香脆丝 xiang cui si  1 cucumber (cut into round slices) 6 pandan leaves (tie all into a big knot) Seasonings 2 tablespoons of chili powder 2 tablespoons of sugar 1 tablespoon of soy sauce 1/4 teaspoon of salt 1 tablespoon of tomato sauce Method Coconut Milk Rice = Add rinsed rice + right amount of water + knotted pandan leaves + coconut milk (mixed with salt) to a rice cooker and cook. Spicy Condiment = Stir-fry chili powder...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Black-Eyed Pea Rice

Ingredients 1 cup of black-eyed pea (rinse, cook with 3 cups of water in a rice cooker until fully absorbed and set aside) 2 cups of rice (rinse) 5 shiitakes (soak in the water until soft and dice) 10 soya nuggets/vegetarian roasted chicken 素食香酥鸡 su shu xiang su ji (defrost and dice) Seasonings 1/2 teaspoon of white pepper powder 1/2 teaspoon of 5-spice powder 1 teaspoon of salt 1/8 teaspoon of vegetarian seasoning Method Heat up 1 cup of oil, add diced shiitakes + diced soya nuggets and stir-fry. Add cooked black-eyed peas + white pepper powder + 5-spice powder +...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Yummy Pandan Rice

Ingredients 1 cup of white rice some pandan leaves 1 ginger (crush) 1 piece of vegetarian salted chicken (defrost, fry until golden brown, drain, cool and cut into medium rectangles; serves as an accompaniment) 1/2 cucumber (slice) 10 fresh chilies (blend with 1/2 cup of water in a blender and set aside) 5 limes (cut into halves and squeeze the juice) 1/4 teaspoon of tapioca starch (mix with some water; serves as a thickener) Seasonings some salt sugar (the amount is described in the cooking method below) 1/8 teaspoon of vegetarian seasoning 2 tablespoons of vegetarian oyster sauce 1/2...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Bell Pepper Rice

Ingredients 1 green bell pepper (cut into small cubes) 1 red bell pepper (cut into small cubes) 10 soya nuggets/vegetarian roasted chicken 素食香酥鸡 su shu xiang su ji (defrost and dice) 4 shiitakes (soaked in the water until soft and dice) 3 cups of rice (rinse) Seasonings 1 teaspoon of salt 1/8 teaspoon of vegetarian seasoning 1 teaspoon of soy sauce Method Heat up 1 cup of oil, stir-fry diced shiitakes + soya nuggets. Add rice + salt + vegetarian seasoning + soy sauce + 6 cups of water and briefly stir-fry. Cover the pan and simmer over high heat until...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Yam Bean Noodle Soup

Ingredients 10 vegetarian Teow Chew balls 素食潮州丸 su shi chao zhou wan (cook in boiling water until float, dish out, drain and set aside) 6 soya nuggets/vegetarian roasted chicken 素香酥鸡 su xiang su ji (defrost) 1/2 yam bean (slice) 2 shiitakes (cut into halves, stir-fry and set aside) 1/2 loaf of vegetarian fish/素食乌柳宜 su shi wu liu yu (slice, stir-fry and set aside) 6 pieces of carrot 8 pieces of dumpling pastry/eggless wonton wrapper 无蛋云吞皮 wu dan yun tun pi  (fold into half round, fry, dish out and set aside) 1/2 cup of ready-made fried shiitake slices/香脆丝 xiang cui si (stir-fry in 1 cup of...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Short Rice Noodles with Diced Coriander

Ingredients 15 soya nuggets/vegetarian roasted chicken 素香酥鸡 su xiang su ji (defrost and dice) 1 kg of short rice noodles (blanch in boiling water, drain and set aside) 2 stalks of coriander (dice) Seasonings 1/2 teaspoon of salt 1/8 teaspoon of vegetarian seasoning 1/2 teaspoon of white pepper powder 1/4 teaspoon of sugar 1/2 cup of chili sauce Method Bring 1 cup of oil to a boil. Stir-fry diced soya nuggets over medium heat. Add some water + salt + vegetarian seasoning + white pepper powder + sugar and simmer. Add diced coriander, stir-fry, dish out and set aside....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Pear Dumplings Soup

Ingredients 3 Chinese pears/沙梨 sha li (peel and dice) 1/2 carrot (dice) 20 soya nuggets/vegetarian roasted chicken 素香酥鸡 su xiang su ji (defrost and dice) 3 stalks of coriander (dice) 1 packet of dumpling pastry/eggless wonton wrapper 无蛋云吞皮 wu dan yun tun pi 1/2 cup of ready-made fried shiitake slices/香脆丝 xiang cui si (stir-fry; half for soup preparation, another half for topping) some tapioca starch (mix with some water, serves as a thickener) Seasonings 1 teaspoon of salt 1/2 teaspoon of sugar 1/2 teaspoon of white pepper powder Method Filing and dumplings = Stir-fry diced soya nuggets + diced carrot + diced Chinese pear...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Hot and Sour Rice Vermicelli Soup

Ingredients 1 yam bean (cut into cubes, place into a blender and blend with 1/2 cup of water) 1 loaf of vegetarian fish/素食乌柳宜 su shi wu liu yu  (cut half and blend in a blender; cut another half into slices, fry and serve as an accompaniment) 2 cups of mint leaves (one cup to be blended; another to be served as an accompaniment) 2 torch ginger buds/bunga kantan (one to be blended; another to be finely chopped, serve as an accompaniment) 4 fresh chilies (cut into oval slices and serve as an accompaniment) 1/2 pineapple (peel, cut into small cubes...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Fried Curry Noodles

Ingredients 1 cucumber (cut into thick pieces) 2 tomatoes (cut each into 8 wedges) 1 small bunch of Chinese celery (cut into 1-inch lengths) 1 cup of bean sprouts (rinse and drain) 1/4 loaf of vegetarian fish/素食乌柳宜 su shi wu liu yu (cut into small slices – 1/4 round shape, fry and set aside) 2 pieces of dry tofu/豆干 dou gan (cut into thin squares) 1 kg of fresh wheat noodle/生面 saang mein 1 fresh chili (cut into round slices) Seasonings 3 tablespoons of tomato sauce 1 tablespoon of vegetarian tom yum paste 1 tablespoon of soy sauce 1 tablespoon of...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Fried Oyster Mushrooms

Ingredients 1 small packet of oyster mushrooms 1/2 cup of self-rising flour Seasonings 1/4 teaspoon of salt 1/4 teaspoon of sugar 1/8 teaspoon of white pepper powder Method Add 2 tablespoons of water into the self-rising flour, stir well; then add salt + sugar + white pepper power and combine to form a frying batter. When the oil is heated, coat the oyster mushrooms (one by one) with the batter and fry them until golden brown. Dish out, drain and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Wholesome Black Sesame Crisps

Ingredients 4 tablespoons of black sesame powder ½ cup of self-rising flour ½ cup of biscuit crumbs Seasonings 1/4 teaspoon of salt 1/8 teaspoon of vegetarian seasoning Method Combine black sesame powder + self-rising flour + salt + vegetarian seasoning with 1/2 cup of water. When the oil is heated, divide the black sesame mixture into balls and coat with biscuit crumbs. Fry until crispy and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Fried Oyster Mushroom with Seaweed Flakes

Ingredients 2 small packets of oyster mushroom (rinse and tear into thin strips) 2 sheets of dried seaweed (cut into 18 rectangles) 1 tablespoon of white sesame seeds 1/2 cup of self-rising flour Seasonings  1/2 teaspoon of salt 1/2 teaspoon of sugar 1/2 teaspoon of white pepper powder Method Combine oyster mushroom strips + white sesame seeds + salt + sugar + white pepper powder + self-rising flour, mix well. Scoop out 1 tablespoon of the oyster mushroom mixture and lay it onto each small seaweed sheet. Fry until golden brown and...

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