Gado Gado Recipe

Gado-Gado Recipe

Ingredients :

1

1

1 stalk

1

3

3

200g

100g

100g

150g

 

 

For sauce

300g

2 teaspoons

10

10

2 cloves

1 cm

2 tablespoons

2 teaspoon

2 cups

4 tablespoons

4 cups

Small turnip (yam bean), peeled and shredded

Cucumber, coarsely shredded

Lettuce, shredded

Large potato, boiled, sliced

Hard boiled eggs, sliced

Bean curd, deep fried and sliced

Water convolvulus (kangkong)

cabbage

Long beans

Bean sprouts

Some prawn crackers, crushed

 

 

 Groundnuts, roasted and ground

Sesame seeds, roasted and ground

Dried chilies

Shallots

Garlic

Shrimp paste (belacan)

Sugar

Salt

Tamarind juice

Cooking oil

Water

Method :
  • Use a food processor and grind the dried chilies, shallots, garlic and shrimp paste into a fine paste.

  • Heat the oil in a frying pan. Fry the ground paste till oil separates out.

  • Add tamarind juice, salt, sugar and bring to boil.

  • Simmer for another 10 minutes until the gravy thickens.

  • Add peanut and sesame seeds and stir.

To serve

  • Arrange a little of all vegetables in a plate, followed by potatoes, bean curd, egg slices and top it with the prawn crackers.

  • Ladle the sauce over the plate and garnish with shredded lettuce.

Tip : to re-freshen the blanched vegetables, sprinkle a pinch of bicarbonate of soda in the boiling water.

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