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
3 large eggs - beaten
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
6 green onions - finely chopped
peanut oil - for frying


For the sauce:
Heat oil in a saucepan and fry onion and garlic over low heat, stir frequently for five minutes.

Add tomato and fry for 4 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 into small 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 base lightly with oil and fry the egg mixture in small round omelettes no larger than saucer size.
Make a few and keep warm on a hot plate until all the mixture is cooked.

Serve immediately topped with the sauce.

Courtesy: Chef Nikhil