Sunday, 13 March 2011

Mee Jawa

Ingredients: To grind into paste:
  • 1 stalk lemongrass
  • 4 cm ginger
  • 3 pips garlic
  • 7 shallots
  • 7 dried chilies, soak to soft
  • 6 slices of galangal
  • 1 packet of egg noodles
  • 100g beans sprout
  • 150g sweet potatoes,mashed
  • 50g gula melaka
  • 3 tsp corn flour
  • 1/4 cup tomate ketchup
  • salt to taste
  • 3-4 tbsp oil
  • 1.5 liter of chicken stock
For decoration:
  • some sliced hard boiled eggs
  • boiled potatoes, sliced
  • prawns for decoration
  • fried shallots
  • deep fried tau kwa
Heat oil and fry the paste until fragrant. Add in the stock, simmer and bring to a boil. Stir in the mashed potatoes and tomatoe ketchup. Thicken with the corn flour and season with sugar and salt.
Blanch the egg noodles with hot water, drain and set aside. Also blanch the beans sprout and set aside.
In a bowl, add the noodles to the quantity needed with the beans sprout. Serve with fried tau kwa, sliced hard boiled egg and potatoes.

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