This is a simple, delicious dish of tempeh stir-fried with long beans, also known as snake beans. An affordable, vegan one pot meal with all the nutrients you need.
- 200 gr tempeh, cut into small cubes
- 200 gr long beans (snake beans), washed thoroughly and cut into 3 cm pieces
- 6 shallots, peeled, thinly sliced
- 3 cloves garlic, peeled, thinly sliced
- 2 cm fresh galangal, bruised
- 1 daun salam (Indonesian bay leaf)
- ¼ tsp white pepper powder
- 2 tbsp sweet soy sauce
- Salt to taste
- 0.5 tsp sugar (optional)
- 150 ml water
- 3 tbsp cooking oil
- Heat the cooking oil in a wok over medium high heat, then fry the shallots, garlic, galangal and daun salam until fragrant (around 4 minutes).
- Add tempeh cubes and long beans, stir.
- Add water.
- Add white pepper, salt, sweet soy sauce and sugar, stir well.
- Cook over medium heat for about 12-15 minutes, until the long beans are tender and liquids have evaporated.
- Transfer to a serving plate and enjoy.
- In case galangal and daun salam are not available, they can be omitted. The flavour will be slightly lighter.
- For chilli lovers, additional chillies are always welcome while making this dish!
Keywords: Vegan, Quick and Easy, One-pot meal