Indonesian bean curd omelettes served witha savory tomato-soy sauce, garnished with sliced green onion.
Recipe: Tahu Telur
Sauce:1 tablespoon peanut oil1 small onion, very finely chopped2 cloves garlic, finely minced1 firm, ripe tomato, finely chopped2 tablespoons dark soy sauce2 tablespoons water1 tablespoon granulated sugarOmelettes:3 squares fresh bean curd3 large eggs, beaten1/2 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper6 green (spring) onions, finely choppedPeanut oil for frying
For the sauce: In a small saucepan, heatthe oil and fry onion and garlic over low heat, stirring frequently,until onion is softened, about 5 minutes.
Add tomato and fry, stirring, for 3 to4 minutes, or until tomato is cooked to a pulp. Add soy sauce,water and sugar, bring to a boil. Serve warm.
For the omelettes: Chop bean curd intosmall pieces or mash roughly with a fork. Stir into the eggs,season with salt and pepper; add the green onions.
Heat a large skillet, grease the baselightly with oil and fry the egg mixture in small round omelettesno larger than saucer size. Make several and keep warm on a hotplate until all the mixture is cooked.
Serve immediately topped with the sauce.If desired, garnish with thin diagonal slices of the green onion.
Makes 4 servings.
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