Wednesday, July 28, 2021


Light and easy meatless dish. Colourful, great dish to go with rice. This is a healthy dish for most people who are working from home. This can be a One Dish Meal dish for lunch or dinner.
How to soak black fungus - place black fungus in  small container, add a little sugar and cornstarch.  Add in some warm water.  Cover the container, shake for several times and leave to soak for 10-15 minutes.  The black fungus will plump up and soften.  Rinse the black fungus and add clean water to soak for a further 10-15 minutes.  Drain and is ready to use.
250 gm kailan - washed and cut
some black fungus [bok nee] - soaked and break into pieces
2-3 dried mushrooms - soaked and sliced into 2-3 pieces
30 gm red carrot - peeled and sliced
a few pieces of taufu puff - cut half diagonally 
1/2 tbsp cooking oil
a few slices ginger
oyster sauce, salt and stock granules
dash of pepper
some cornstarch water for thickening
  1. Heat a wok, add in oil and ginger.  Saute until fragrant.  Add in mushrooms, followed by carrots and taufu puff.  
  2. Stir fry for 1 minute, add in black fungus and kailan stems.  Continue to fry 1-2 minutes.  Add in some water and kailan leaves.
  3. Add in seasoning to taste.  Stir fry until  ingredients are cooked through.  Thicken with cornstarch water.  Drizzle some sesame oil.
  4. Serve  immediately.

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