Vegetarian Plate.

One downfall of having a vegetarian plate is that your food options are narrowed down to a sizable amount. Indian cuisine is good for vegetarianism but when exploring world cuisine, one is often left to frown upon seeing the menu. When an impulsive craving hits you to have Singaporean food, what do you do? You track down every place on your requisition list! Singapore cuisine homes many cuisines like Malay, Chinese, Indian and gives them a total makeover dressed beautiful Singapore colors. It is safe to say Singapore cuisine extends the horizons of these other cuisines. And if you are bored to eat noodles or think that they maybe your only option…think again! Here’s a vegetarian recipe for Loh-bak (a very common Singaporean hawker food which is mainly found in Non-vegetarian version) but here’s a vegetarian recipe I picked the from the internet and I would love to put it down for you:

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8 oz yam, cut into 1/2-in width strips 3 oz yam bean, peeled and grated with a grater 1 tablespoon five-spice powder 3 heavy dashes white pepper powder 2 teaspoons sugar or to taste 1/2 teaspoon salt or to taste 1 tablespoon water (optional, add if the mixture is too dry) 8 pieces tofu skin (6 x 6 in squares)

Sealing starch: 1/4 cup hot water + 1 teaspoon corn starch (stir well to firm a sticky paste)
Steam the yam strips for about 8-10 minutes or until they are cooked through. In a mixing bowl, mix the grated yam bean with all the seasonings. Add the water if the mixture is too dry. Add the steamed yam strips into the mixture, be careful not to break the yam too much. Try to keep the strips intact. Lay the tofu skin on a flat surface. Soften it with some water until it’s ready to wrap. Add about 2 spoons of the filling onto the center, arrange the yam strips horizontally across. Fold in the two sides and roll up tightly. Seal the edges with the sealing starch. Set aside. Heat up your wok or frying pan with enough cooking oil. Once the oil is fully heated, deep-fry the vegetarian loh bak over medium heat until golden brown. Dish out, let cool for 10-15 minutes, then cut it into pieces, serve with your favorite chili sauce.

So do try out this amazing recipe and thank me later! you would be amazed of the variety of food options that Singapore has! So don’t let anything stop the foodie in you! PreviewPreview (1) <img src=”; /> Visit for More:


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