Tahu Telur (Indonesian Bean Curd Omelettes) Recipe

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Tahu Telur (Indonesian Bean Curd Omelettes)
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  • Recipe Servings: 4
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Omelets made with tofu (bean curd). Topped with tomato sauce.

Ingredients of Tahu Telur (Indonesian Bean Curd Omelettes)

  • For Sauce:
  • 1 Tbsp peanut oil
  • 1 small onion - finely chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic - finely minced
  • 1 ripe tomato - finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp water
  • 1 Tbsp sugar

  • For Omelette:
  • 3 square fresh bean curd (tofu)
  • 3 large eggs - beaten
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 6 green onions - finely chopped
  • Peanut oil - for frying

How to Make Tahu Telur (Indonesian Bean Curd Omelettes)

  1. For the Sauce:
  2. Heat oil in a saucepan and fry onion and garlic over low heat, stir frequently for five minutes.
  3. Add tomato and fry for 4 minutes or until tomato is cooked to a pulp.
  4. Add soy sauce, water and sugar, bring to a boil. Serve warm.

  5. For the Omelettes:
  6. Chop bean curd into small pieces or mash roughly with a fork.
  7. Stir into the eggs, season with salt and pepper; add the green onions.
  8. Heat a large skillet, grease the base lightly with oil and fry the egg mixture in small round omelettes no larger than saucer size.
  9. Make a few and keep warm on a hot plate until all the mixture is cooked.
  10. Serve immediately topped with the sauce.