Sambal Fried Beancurd (Tao Kwa) with Sugar Snap Peas

Yummy Bakes | 1:30 PM |
This is a great dish and goes very well with rice .... yum, yum!





Recipe reference from Noobcook.com.

Ingredients
1 tbsp cooking oil
2 tbsp sambal belachan

2 tbsp water
1 piece (200g) of deep fried bean curd (tau kwa/炸豆干), cut to relatively large, bite-sized cubes
80g sugar snap peas, gently break off the ends and pull off the “strings”
salt to taste (if needed)

(A) Dried shrimps paste
1 tbsp dried shrimps, soaked in water till softened
5 shallots, peeled
5 garlic cloves, peeled

Directions
1. Either chop the ingredients at (A) finely or use a blender to grind the ingredients for a few seconds.
2. In a wok, heat the oil. Then add the chopped ingredients prepared in step 1 and stir fry till you can smell the aroma.
3. Add belachan and mix it well with the paste in the wok.
4. Add snap peas and stir fry for a minute or two. Then add beancurd cubes and water. Stir fry for a few minutes and mix well, until the water has evaporated and the beancurd and peas are nicely coated in the sambal & dried shrimps paste.
5. Season with salt if needed.


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16 comments:

  1. i love spicy dishes and this looks delicious chris!

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  2. This is a tasty side dish! Can be eaten with nasi lemak.

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  3. This looks spicyly yummy! Nice meeting you last Saturday!

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  4. Hi Yummykoh,
    Never know that you are very good in cooking too. The dish looks good and tasty!

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  5. Mmmm...my favourite. Will have to cook more rice to eat with this.

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  6. Hey, you can cook so well! This is so mouthwatering!

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  7. Jess - me too love this dish.

    Judy - good idea to go with nasi lemak.

    Wen - thanks for dropping by and nice meeting you too last Saturday.

    DG - thanks for dropping by. I am just picking up cooking through 'stealing' good dishes from different bloggers. I am learning to cook for survival sake ... haha

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  8. MaryMoh - Am cooking this dish again and I shall cook for rice for you, dont keep me waiting ok? ;)

    Cheah - thank you and yes this is very nice. Credit should go to Noobcook. If not for her sharing I won't get to try this.

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  9. Give me a bowl of rice now and I can clean the plate out!

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  10. Shirley has just taken the words out of my mouth! I would probably need another helping of rice!

    Angie

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  11. Thanks Shirley and Angie - both of you are a little late - not a grain of rice left, next round ok? ;)

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  12. I love sambal dishes...this look really good and homely...

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  13. Hi Zoe, thanks for dropping by. Yeah, sambal dishes are always nice.

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  14. Oo, that sounds so yummy! I like all of the flavors you chose...

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  15. Indie.Tea - thank you for dropping by.

    Lena - yes, this is very appetizing to me too.

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