Sayur Lodeh (Nonya Curry Vegetable)

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lodeh                                                          Sayur Lodeh

lontong                                                           With Lontong

Blended Ingredients
1/2  cup ikan billis/1 ikan billis cube
1/2 cup dried shrimp – soak in water till soft
20 dried chillies – soaked in hot water till soft
6 chilli padi
3 red chillies
8 shallots
3 cloves garlic
3 stalk lemongrass
1 inch galangal
4 candlenuts
1/2 inch turmeric
1/2 inch ginger

Shredded finely ingredients
1 turmeric leaf
4 pieces kaffir leaves
3 salam leaves (bay leaf)
2 lemongrass – bruised
6 shallots
6 chilli padi – break into halves

1/2 cabbage – shredded into large piece
1/2 carrot – cut into match stick size
2 small brinjal – cut into 3 sections and match stick size
10 long beans – match stick size
250 g prawns – shelled with tails intact
Chicken meat (optional)
4 small tau kua – cut into 4 triangles (deep fried)
Bamboo shoots – optional
3 pieces tempe (deep fried)

1 bunch tang-hoon (soaked)
Salt and sugar to taste
1 fresh coconut – add water to make 1.5 litre stock

1) Wash all cut vegetables and drained.
2) Heat oil in a wok and saute lemongrass and blended ingredients till aromatic and oil floats. Add santan water and shredded ingredients. Bring to a boil and simmer over low heat for 5 minutes.
3) Add vegetables, tang hoon, prawns, salt and sugar to taste. Simmer till vegetables are cooked through. If gravy is too thick add more water.
4) Add in fried tau kua and tempe and taste accordingly. Simmer for 3 minutes (make sure the tempe is soft and cooked through).
*** You can add in other vegetables ie. cauliflower, french beans and vegetables of your choice.

Peanuts Sambal
1 handful of peanuts
3 tbsp chilli paste
Salt and sugar to taste

1) Pound peanuts coarsely.
2) Heat saucepan with oil and saute chilli paste till cooked, season with salt and sugar. Add pounded peanuts and toss briefly for 3 minutes till mixtures are combined evenly.

To Serve
1) Place lontong on a deep bowl, ladle with gravy and vegetable. Top with peanut sambal and coconut floss (serunding kelapa).


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