Monday, February 2, 2015

Mee Siam Kuah/Gravy (Vegetarian)


Really, I can't understand, its been quite a thing with mum back to the medical centre (Indian Chicken Soup & Egg Banjo). Despite the numerous medical test, there's no improvement and she won't stop complaining about her painful legs. Honestly, I wonder if the pain is more on her mind or what not, whatever, looks like I am the only one right now at her side. Such so, with hardly time for myself, cooking and updating this previous space of mine, this recipe I pulled out from the piled up collection. Mee Siam as said before (Mee SiamMee Siam (Spicy Rice Vermicelli) and Dry Mee Siam), this vegetarian version is spicy, tangy and a lil salty. Do ahead and omit the egg if you feel its non-veg.   

Ingredients
For the kuah/gravy
10 dried red chillies
5 shallots
1 tbsp taucheo/fermented soy paste 
5 garlic
1 lemongrass (add if you have, otherwise omit)
**blend/pound/process to a paste

Others
Rice noodles or any other - as needed (blanch to soften)
Tofu pok/white soft tofu - cut into pieces
Boiled eggs (omit or add, as you please) 
Bean sprouts - quickly blanch in hot water  
Sawi/Chinese mustard leafy veg - quickly blanch in hot water  
Spring onion - as needed (slice thinly)
Calamansi lime - as needed 
3 tbsp oil
Salt - as needed (use sparingly because taucheo is salty)

Method
In heated oil, fry gravy paste till aromatic and oil splits.
Pour enough water.
Season with salt.
Simmer to a boiling point.
Keep it simmering.
Assemble noodles with tofu, bean sprouts, egg(s) and spring onion.
Pour gravy over and serve with calamansi lime. 
Optional - top with sliced red chillies.
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34 comments:

  1. I love your presentation! Feeling like digging into it! So sorry to hear about your mom. Sending healing thoughts your mom's way....

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  2. Hope your mom gets well soon...recipe looks inviting...

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  3. wow yummy
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  4. wow...awesome ...excellent preparation Nava..

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  5. nice! require quite an amt of effortto cook this!

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  6. so happy to see a vegetarian gravy from u
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  7. hope she feels better, this looks delicious.

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  8. I would love to try this as it is so simple & a one pot meal kind of.. Thanx fr sharing
    I hope ur mom gets well soon n ur able to manage everything as well... tk cr :)

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  9. Looks so colorful! I'm sure it tastes yum!

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  10. It looks so yummy. Lovely presentation. It is irresistible :)

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  11. This dish is colorful, I have never had most of your dishes and it is quit hard to find the ingredients here.
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  12. Wow the noodles look yummmm.
    Hope ur mom feels better soon.

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  13. Simply damn delicious!!!
    the photograph is stunning....

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  14. Beautiful pic and style of presentation...... Mouthwatering recipe....Love it have it....

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  15. The gravy looks delicious and sending best wishes to your mother! Hope she gets well soon...

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  16. looks delicious.I've tried Mee Siam before from an eating place and loved the taste.
    Hope your mom will get better soon!

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  17. That must have tasted delicious!!! Looks so colourful!

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  18. The colours in this are amazing, so vibrant. It sounds like the perfect dish for a cold day!

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  19. Name is new to me but the colourful presentation of the veggies is very tempting:)...Hope your gets well soon:)

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  20. Oh I just love it!!
    Love the recipe, colours and presentation!!
    Hope your mom gets well soon!!

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  21. Dish looks colourful & yummy...Hope ur mom gets well soon...

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  22. Hope your mum feels better soon. You are a brave lady. Lovely recipe and i can try it as it is vegetarian :)

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  23. oh i was thinking its the dry type . have not tasted this type maybe will try make this

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  24. So sorry to learn about your mom, dear. Please take good care of yourself too as this may be a long & winding road. Nice presentation of food!

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  25. Hope your mum recovers soon my friend!
    Your dish looks delicious, use it and keep up your strength!

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru

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  26. Its a new dish to me, sounds interesting, presentation is superb

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  27. Hi Nava, wishing your mum speedy recovery and you too, take care. This is a must-try Mee Siam Kuah. Awesome :)


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  28. This dish looks delicious, I'm a big fan of Malaysian food and this one makes me drool!

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  29. Look spicy and delicious.

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  30. Looks so tempting and very delicious

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