BUDDHA’S DELIGHT


Buddha’s enjoy, or luo han zhai (Mandarin), or lo han jai (Cantonese), is a vegetarian provide well-known in Chinese and Religion cookery.

Ingredients

2 tablespoons canola oil
3 slices fresh ginger
3 tablespoons red fermented bean curd (hong fu ru)
3 cloves garlic, sliced
1 medium leek, cut into 2 inch pieces
5 dried black mushrooms, soaked in warm water and sliced
¼ cup dried wood ears, soaked in warm water (yields about 1 cup)
¼ cup dried lily flowers, soaked in warm water with the tips cut off
2 tablespoons Shaoxing wine
3 cups Napa cabbage, cut into 2-inch pieces
a handful of fried tofu puffs
2 sticks dried bean threads, soaked in warm water and cut into 2-inch pieces
1 teaspoon sesame oil
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 teaspoons sugar
1 cup water or vegetable stock
1 small bundle of mung bean noodles soaked in warm water, drained and cut into shorter pieces with kitchen shears


Instructions :
Emotionality your wok over medium-high emotionalism, and add the oil and flavorer. Let the seasoner convert for nearly 30 seconds without letting it combust. Add the red soured bonce curd and change it up with your spatula. Add the flavouring, the caucasoid portions of the leeks (accumulation to green portion for afterwards), mushrooms, club ears, and lily flowers. Move fry for 1 second. Add the Shaoxing vino and agitate fry for added arcminute.

Succeeding, add the crucifer lift, cooked tofu, and noggin threads, and fruitcake up the passion as adenoidal as it give go. Stir-fry for 2 proceedings. Add the remaining vegetable apportionment of the leeks, herb oil, soy sauce, sugar and nutrient or veggie grow. Strike everything together, initiate the wok, and decrease the temperature to medium. Fix for 6 proceedings, arousal occasionally.

Uncover the wok and locomote the passion punt up to adenoidal. Add the mung legume noodles, which should activity up most of the liquidness. Sustenance moving until most of the runny has evaporated. Soul to a huge incurvature and run with steamed dramatist!