Daily Cooking Quest

Vegetarian Recipes

Fried Tempeh with Chili Sauce

I find that tempeh is best when they are cut to thin slices and deep fried, and this dish is no exception. The addition of chili, ginger, lime and caramelized…

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Kwetiau Goreng - Stir Fried Flat Rice Noodles

The Chinese first made contact with the Indonesian in the 1400s and by 1600s Chinese settlements have already cropped up along the coast of Java. With centuries…

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Snake Bean and Egg Stir Fry

When I was small, I remember my Grandpa going to the market and brought home fresh produce and my Grandma busy preparing dishes in the kitchen. My Grandpa…

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Steamed Tofu

Quick and easy 10 minutes Chinese steamed tofu with garlic, scallion, and soy sauce that is vegan friendly and gluten-free, and prepared in a microwave.

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Rujak Mangga

Mango is in season, they smell so nice and so mouthwatering I could not resist buying a couple home from the market :) They are delicious as is, but I decided…

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Acar - Indonesian Pickle

Acar, also known as Indonesian raw vegetable pickle, is a very popular accompaniment in many of Indonesian dishes, such as nasi goreng (fried rice), sate, and…

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Chayote and Chili Stir Fry

It is not exactly a must to use chayote in this recipe. Think of the chayote as the star of the day if you must, in which you can swap it with any other firm…

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Bakwan Jagung - Corn Fritter

If you like crispy and crunchy fritters, then you are going to love these bakwan jagung (Indonesian corn fritters). This popular Indonesian snack happens to be a quick and easy treat that you will want to make again and again.

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Perkedel Tahu - Tofu Fritters

Another take on the ever present perkedel in Indonesia, this time with tofu as the main ingredient.

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Perkedel Kentang - Potato Fritters

A ubiquitous everyday side dish in Indonesian popular for lunch or dinner. The humble perkedel is tasty and filling, and is easily found everywhere, from street…

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