Mee Rubus Noodles

Mee Rubus (Noodles in Sweet Potato Gravy)

Want some newness in your noodles? Try Mee….Rubus!  Its a yummy  dairy free meal for a cold winters day.

Serves 8-10 people

Ingredients:
500g yellow wheat noodles (singapore style)
500g bean sprouts

Spice paste:
10 dried chillies, softened in hot water
10 slices galangal
1 tsp turmeric powder
2 sticks Lemon grass (only white bits)

Gravy:
1.5 liters water/vegetable stock
200g sweet potato, boiled, peeled and mashed
1 heaped tbs taucheow (salted soya beans)
1 tbs salt or to taste
2 tbs sugar

Garnishes:
4 tofu, diced and fried
10 limes, halved
4 green chilli (optional)
Dark soya sauce (optional)

Method:

  1. Create the spice paste by adding all ingredients to a blender or food processor and chop until fine.
  2. Heat 2 tbs oil in a wok and fry the fragrant spice paste till oil rises to the surface stirring frequently (be careful not to burn).
  3. Add the taucheow (salted soya beans) and fry until fragrant.
  4. Add the gravy stock, mashed sweet potato, salt and sugar and cook over a low fire until it is all mixed together.
  5. Taste to adjust seasoning if needed.
  6. Then cook one serving of of the noodles in a wire ladle in boiling water and at the end add the bean sprouts .
  7. Remove the noodles drain and place on a plate once softened.
  8. Pour the hot gravy vegetables over the top and add the final garnishing ingredients.
    Adjust your taste by adding more lime juice, chili or dark soya sauce…

Enjoy!