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Bali Tahu - Fried Beancurd in Javanese Blazing Red Sauce

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Category: Sauces, Beef

 Ingredients List

  • -----GENERAL
  • 500 g Bean curd; in bite sized
  • -cubes
  • 1 lg Garlic clove; chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon; water
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 50 g Onions; thin sliced
  • 1 1/2 c Oil


100 g Red chiles; thickly sliced
100 g Tomato; thickly sliced
50 g Onion; thickly sliced
3 tb Boiling water
1 Piece ginger 1cm x 1/4cm
1/2 c Coconut cream
1 Stalk lemon grass 4cm long;
2 ts Sugar; raw or palm
1 tb Oil
Salt; to taste

Preparation of bean curds: Put the garlic & salt in a mortar, grind until
smooth. Add hot water. Stir. Dip bean curd cubes one by one into this
mixture. Heat 1 1/2 cups of oil in a wok, deep fry the ingredients over
med. high heat. 1st the onion slices, then the bean curd cubes. Cubes
should be cooked till yellow and not allowed to puff up. Fry one side then
the other. Drain well. Place chilies, tomato, onion, rest of garlic &
ginger in a blender. Add boiling water. Blend till smooth. In a skillet
heat 1 tbs. of oil, stir in blended sauce and add lemon grass. cook over
med. heat for 5 mins. Stir occasionally. Now add in the coconut cream,
sugar, and fried bean curd cubes. Cook for 5 mins. Salt to taste, remove
from heat and remove lemon grass before serving. Place on serving platter
and use the fried onions on top. Serve with veggies cooked in coconut cream
and serve with steamed rice.

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