Monday, October 13, 2014

Pumpkin Mee Hoon Kueh

Normally I had plain Mee Hoon Kueh but tonigh I wanna try something different. So I told mum that I want to cook Pumpkin Mee Hoon Kueh instead.



Ingredients

Dough for Mee Hoon Kueh
500g All Purpose Flour
170g Pumpkin Puree
150ml Water ( can still add if not enough water)
1 egg
1 tsp salt
1 tbsp shallot oil

Methods:
- Combine all the above ingredients and knead dough for about 5 to 10 minutes till dough is smooth and less sticky.
- Cover bowl with cling wrap and set aside for 1 hour.

Soup
200g Ikan Bilis, washed and cleaned
4 litres water
Fish Ball, Meat Balls, Crab Meat, Fish Cake
Chinese Spinach or Chye Sim

Methods:
- Boil Ikan Bilis in water for about 45 minutes ( strain and set aside)
- Fry some shallots till fragrant, add the fish cake and fried for a few minutes.
- Add the Ikan Bilis water.
- Once boil, add the fish ball, meat ball, crab meat.
- Tear off flat pieces of Mee Hoon Kueh dough and drop it into the boiling soup.
- Add vegetables and allow to boil for a few minutes.
- Season to taste with salt and pepper.
- Garnish with ikan bilis and shallot.
- Serve hot.

Garnish
Ikan Bilis ( toasted till golden brown)
Shallots (fried till crispy)

                                                         

This post is linked to the event Little Thumbs Up (Oct 2014 Event: PUMPKIN) 
and hosted by Eileen (Eileen's Diary).

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4 comments:

Eileen Lee said...

One of my favorite food which I miss it so much, using pumpkin is something new to me, gonna to try out one day, thanks cecilia for your kind sharing.

Jessie-CookingMoments said...

Hi Cecilia, thanks for visiting my blog. If it wasn't for this month's LTU, I think I will still be MIA, haha. But one thing for sure is that I won't be so active coz really no time to manage! I miss this mee hoon kueh. I like one that has lots & lots of fried ikan bilis one, haha! Take care!

Cecilia Yap said...

Eileen...This is my favourite food. With pumpkin in it makes it more healthy...

Cecilia Yap said...

Hi Jessie..do post when time permits. I wanna try the Pai Pao u make too. Texture looks very soft.