Steamed Vegetarian Packets


100g soft beancurd, mashed through a fine metal sieve, drain out the excess water
2 pieces fresh soy bean skin (tau pau), finely chopped
100g potatoes, cooked and mashed through a metal sieve
1 egg, beaten
Some kaduk leaves
Banana leaves, cut into 15x15cm squares

Ground spice ingredients
6 red chillies
10 dried chillies
5 shallots
2 slices galangal
2 tbsp meat curry powder
1 stalk lemongrass
2 candlenuts
½ tsp belacan stock granules

Ingredients (B)
1 tsp custard powder
1 tbsp glutinous rice powder
1 tbsp rice flour
3-4 kaffir lime leaves, finely shredded
80ml thick coconut milk

Seasoning (C)
½ tsp pepper
1 tsp salt or to taste
1 tsp sugar
1 tbsp fish sauce


Combine ground spice ingredients, ingredients (B) and seasoning (C) in a mixing bowl. Stir well to mix.

Add mashed beancurd, chopped tau pau and potatoes. Lastly, add the egg to mix until thoroughly combined.

To wrap, place two kaduk leaves on a banana leaf square. Place 2 tablespoons of mixture onto the kaduk leaf and fold into half, then fold both ends to secure. Fasten with a toothpick.

Trim the top neatly with a pair of scissors. Steam for 15 minutes.

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