Laksa

LaksaIngredients:

  • 3.5 oz (100 gm) noodles
  • 3.5 oz (100 gm) Laksa paste. I used Assam Laksa Paste (vegetarian) produced by Foo Yuan Vegetarian Sdn Bhd, Malaysia
  • 3 tsp peanut oil
  • 14 fl oz (about 400 ml) vegetable broth
  • 14 fl oz (about 400 ml) coconut milk
  • 1 stem lemongrass, cut into 4/5 parts
  • 1 bunch broccoli
  • ½ lb bok choy or any other such Chinese green, chopped in large pieces
  • 5 oz (about 150 gm) bean sprouts
  • You can add other vegetables such as long beans, etc. I added cauliflower too!
  • 3 oz (80 gm) fried tofu
  • 1 piece of Chinese long donut, heated in oven till they become crispy and then cut into 1 inch long pieces
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing

Method:

  1. Cut fried tofu in 1 inch by 1 inch pieces
  2. Sauté the tofu pieces in 1 tsp oil on medium heat for 5 minutes and then keep aside
  3. Saute bok choy in 1 tsp oil on medium heat for 2-3 minutes and then keep aside
  4. Cook noodles in a pot of boiling water for 5 minutes until tender
  5. Remove the noodle, drain under cold running water and then keep aside
  6. In a pot, heat 1 tsp oil over medium heat and add Laksa paste and cook for 2 minutes, stirring constantly
  7. Stir in the stock and coconut milk and add the lemongrass. Bring to boil and then reduce heat and let it simmer for 8-10 minutes
  8. Add broccoli and any other vegetables you are adding to Laksa and let it cook for 5-6 minutes till vegetables are cooked to desired level

Serves: 4

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