Wednesday, July 21, 2010

SAYUR LODEH (VEGETABLE W/COCONUT MILK)

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This gravy is a must to accompany lontong (compressed rice cake), most popular breakfast dish of  Malaysia/Singapore. It is mainly vegetables cooked in coconut milk, other vegetables such as long bean, brinjal and young jackfruit could be added to the gravy.

To serve, put few pieces of lontong together with sambal, serunding (spiced grated coconut) then topped with sayur lodeh. It is easily available on mornings at most hawker centers. You can also take this gravy with hot steaming rice as a side dish.

INGREDIENTS

1 small cabbage
250g yam bean (sengkuang)
1 carrot
3 pieces firm beancurd
3 pieces tempeh (fermented soya bean cake)
2 lemon grass bruised
1 in lengkuas (galangal) sliced
1 piece turmeric leaf
3 cups coconut milk
3 cups water
3 TB cooking oil
salt and sugar to taste

GRIND
10 dry chill (soak to soften)
10 shallots
4 cloves garlic
3 TB dried sliver fish (soak and rinse)
2 ins fresh turmeric root
1 in ginger

METHOD

* Cut each tempeh and tofu into 4, shallow fry until light brown, drain.

* Cut the vegetables, for carrot and yam bean, cut into sticks.

* Heat the oil, fry the blended ingredients until fragrant add the the lemon grass and lengkuas.

* Add the carrot, salt, water and yam bean, bring to boil. When boiling add the tofu, coconut milk, turmeric leaf and tempeh, cook until vegetables turns soft, stirring frequently.

* Now add salt and sugar to taste, ready to serve with lontong (rice cake) or white rice.

32 comments:

aipi said...

totally new 2 me.. looks yummy and interesting!

Kiran said...

Very delicious looking vegetables in coconut milk.

Sanyukta Gour(Bayes) said...

looks mouthwatering....would love with cumin rice....slurppppppppp

Satrupa said...

I luv curries with coconut milk ...... nice recipe !

Cheers n Happy Cooking!
Satrupa
http://satrupa-foodforthought.blogspot.com

kitchen queen said...

lovely and delicious dish with a lovely click.

Priti said...

Oh tht's reminds me long time I had longtong....hardly few places sell gud ones ! ...this looks yum .I dont like the coconut part so it's great for me ;)

Linda www.mykindofcooking.com said...

A beautiful and tasty dish!

Swathi said...

Nice delicious dish.

Suja Sugathan said...

Lovely an delicious dish dear..looks mouthwatering

Suman Singh said...

this dish sounds new to me but looks delicious...

Satya said...

wow what a beautiful n delicious looking dish ...very new to me ..looks very tempting

Satya
http://www.superyummyrecipes.com

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

This is such a nice recipe. I have still not learnt to cook with coconut milk. So, I should try this sometime :)

Guna's kitchen said...

luks delicious... never tried with coconut milk..tnx 4 sharing

Neha said...

very new recipe for tofu..picture is nicely taken

Divya Vikram said...

Sounds rich and delicious.

Vegetarian Zest said...

Never heard of this recipe before. Looks very yummy.

Krishnaveni said...

interesting recipe, yummyyyy

Sushma Mallya said...

Coconut milk really enhances the taste of the gravy and with vegetables it becomes a complete healthy meal with rice...

Priya said...

Delicious dish, looks fabulous and tempting..

Lav said...

wow a malai dish....looks yumm !! must try :)

Lavanya

www.lavsblog.com

Hamaree Rasoi said...

I Just loved the colour of the coconut milk curry. Already started to drool. Great Pics.

Deepa

Hamaree Rasoi

Fimère said...

très appétissant ce riz aux légume, il me donne envie de repasser à table
bonne journée

Fimère said...

je suis une adepte de la préparation salée à base de lait de coco et je trouve cette recette très savoureuse
je note
bonne journée

MaryMoh said...

Looks very delicious. I would pour over mi hoon and enjoy...yum

MaryMoh said...

Looks very delicious. I would pour over mi hoon and enjoy...yum

arthi said...

looks yummy..thanks for sharing..

Valarmathi Sanjeev said...

Nice recipe....looks delicious.

khalidahmacambaguss~O_o said...

alamakkk...sodap eaaaa...meleleh air liur dah....teringin nak makan lontong lak tbe2....

Sarah Naveen said...

Simply delicious...

TREAT AND TRICK said...

Hello everyone,

Thanks for your sweet and encouraging comments...

khalidahmacambaguss...thanks sudi singgah, nanti kak masak utk u lontong ya.....

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