Author: Javier Pena

Braised Mixed Vegetables Done Chinese Style

This dish is also known as Luo Han Zhai or Loh Han Chai.

Serves: 4 Persons
Prep Time: 30m
Cook Time: 30m
Ready In: 0m

Today, I learned something new from Jennifer Choong again! She was kind enough to share a dish that she not only eats it during Chinese New Year but other days as well. I shall call it Braised Mixed Vegetables – Luo Han Zhai! Apparently, Luo Han Zhai is a Cantonese dish. I remembered I got to enjoy this dish when my grandmother was still around. After she passed away, I never had this dish for my Chinese New Year for many years, partly also due to I am married to a Hokkien family! This dish relies on ‘lam yue’ (南乳 fermented red beancurd) as the main seasoning, some might not like the taste as it is an acquired taste. If you do like this dish, try to make it yourself as it will save you quite a bit from eating out. Follow the recipe below: (more…)

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