Balinese Recipes Vegetarian – Being a vegetarian may make it difficult for you to buy food outside. This is because many foods sold outside are foods made from meat and the like.
Being a vegetarian has many benefits. Especially if you are on a diet, being vegetarian is the best way. These vegetables and fruits have low calories and high fiber.
Balinese Recipes Vegetarian
1. Kare tahu (tofu curry)
- fresh tofu 500 gr (sliced into cubes)
- potatoes 3 (peeled and cut into cubes)
- lemongrass 1 stalk (crushed)
- bay leaves 2
- kaffir lime leaves 2
- vegetable stock 1, made up with 150 ml hot water
- coconut milk 165 ml
- Vegetable oil
- shallots 2
- cloves garlic 3
- candlenut 1
- ginger 1/2 cm
- galangal 1/2 cm
- fresh turmeric, 1 cm, or ground turmeric, 1/2 tsp
- Coriander seeds 1/2 tsb
- Salt and pepper
- Fry the tofu in a hot wok or pan with adequate oil. Place in a bowl.Fry all the tofu.
- Remove all but 3 tbsp of oil and add ground spices, lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves, and bay leaves. Aromatize.
- Stir potatoes, tofu, coconut milk, and broth together.
- Stir until the potatoes, tofu, and pasta are mixed.
- Cook the potatoes in a covered pot.
2. Balinese Recipes Vegetarian – Crispy tempe kering
- tempe 200 gr (sliced into thin 2cm matchsticks)
- shallots 3 (sliced)
- peanuts 75 gr
- potatoes 2 (peeled and cut into matchsticks, immersed in salted water for 5 minutes, and drained well).
- bay leaves 2
- big chilli 1 (thinly cut matchsticks)
- Oil for deep frying
- vegetable stock cube 1/4 (mashed)
- palm sugar 3 tbsp
- 2 cloves of garlic
- galangal 2cm
- Salt and pepper (to taste)
- Mix the paste with the shallots. Split the mixture into three portions.
- Heat the oil in a wok. Put cooked tempeh in a basin. until the tempeh is depleted.
- Fry the peanuts until crispy after cooking the tempeh.
- After the peanuts are done, sauté the potatoes until crispy and place them in a dish.
- Discard the oil, leaving 3 tbsp. Stir-fry the ground spices and chiles for 1 minute, then add the palm sugar until fragrant.
- Add tempeh, peanuts, potato chips, bay leaves, and vegetable stock after it smells aromatic.
- Add sweet soy sauce if it needs more sweetness.
3. Balinese Recipes Vegetarian – Jaje kukus Bali
- black glutinous rice, 225g
- desiccated coconut, 85g
- palm sugar 55g
- pandan leaf, 5cm
- water 1 1/2 cups
- salt 1/2tsp
- Clean and soak black glutinous rice for 8 hours.
- While the rice soaks, prepare the “unti” (topping).In a saucepan, heat a cup and a half of water, add the pandan leaf, palm sugar, and salt, and simmer until they dissolve. Add the desiccated coconut and cook until the water evaporates. Cool.
- Steam the rice after soaking. When the rice is sticky but not too soft, remove it from the heat and cool it.
- To serve, put two tablespoons of black rice in a small bowl and half a tablespoon of unti on top.
4. Balinese Mixed Vegetables
- beansprouts 200g
- green beans 200g
Spices for the vegetables:
- dessicated coconuts 1 cup
- bay leaf 1
- kaffir lime leaf 1
- Lemongrass, 1 stick (crushed)
- vegetable stock 12 a cube (in 2 cups of hot water)
- salt and pepper
- ginger 1 cm
- galangal 1 cm
- tumeric 2 cm (or 1 tsp) powder)
- chilli pepper 1 (use more if you like it spicy!)
- shallot 1
- garlic 3
- Combine dessicated coconut, ground spice paste, bay leaf, kaffir lime leaf, 2 cups vegetable stock, and lemon grass. Reduce until almost dry. Season with salt and pepper to taste.Cool.
- Cook the green beans and beansprouts until crisp, then drain.
- Stir the spices into the veggies before serving.
The above recipe is a traditional recipe commonly eaten in Bali and is perfect for those of you who are vegetarians. Hopefully the recipes above can be an inspiration for those of you who are vegetarians and want to make Balinese dishes. Good luck!