Dish of the Week – Mee Goreng by Chef Meena

Hello Foodies and Buddies,

In this column of Dish of the Week, we are back with a spicy Malaysian noodle dish – Mee Goreng by Chef Meena. Originating from Indonesia, the dish is most commonly had in Malaysia and Singapore.

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She Meena tells “My aunt runs a restaurant in Malaysia, and I learnt this dish from her when I visited there for the first time. I used to prepare it there in her restaurant. We could find the dish in every street of Malaysia, even if we go to remote villages over there.”

She gets the main ingredients of the dish – noddle and soy sauce from Malaysia, hence she is able to maintain the authentic taste. Another thing to be noted is that the noodles should be cooked with care. If it is overcooked then the taste will not be nice.

Chef Meena’s customers are really happy with the dish and her customer’s testimonials always mention that it tastes original just as they had in Singapore/Malaysia. She is very happy with the reviews. 🙂

DISH RECIPE: 

Ingredients:

  • Noodles – 1 pack
  • Dry red chilli and garlic (soak in hot water and grind it to make a fine paste)
  • Crushed garlic pods – 3 
  • Onion – 1
  • Sliced cabbage –  1 cup
  • Capsicum and carrot slices – 1 cup
  • Sprouted green moong dal – 3 tsp
  • Tomato ketchup – 1 tsp
  • Soya sauce (thicker one) – 1 tsp
  • Mustard leaves or spinach
  • Soya paneer(tofu)
  • Salt to taste

Note: If you are a non-vegetarian you can add egg omelette slices or fish fries or chicken pieces along with the veggies.

Method:

  • Cook the noodles in boiling water for 2 mins and strain the excess water.
  • Add 2 tsp of chilli and garlic paste, salt and mix in the noodles thoroughly.
  • Heat the pan and add 3 TSP of oil. Saute onions and veggies in the oil for 2 mins with a pinch of salt and add tomato ketchup and soy sauce.
  • Saute it for a minute and add the marinated noodles now.
  • Fry the noodles along with the veggies for 3 mins
  • Deep fry the tofu in oil and add to the noodles and also add chopped Mustard leaves and switch off the flame.
  • Top it with sliced green chillies.

Dish is ready to serve.  🙂

Chef Meena is looking forward to making many mouth-watering Asian delicacies famous on FoodyBuddy, such as Kway Teow, Nasi Li Ma and Nasi veg Goreng. She also expressed his gratitude to the FoodyBuddy team for keeping her busy all the time and for customer testimonials that always fill her up with energy.

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We are glad to have great Chefs like you onboard and we wish you good luck on your journey ahead. Keep shining!

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