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Veg Laksa Noodle Soup

Veg Laksa Noodle Soup

Laksa noodle soup is a spicy, flavorful dish popular in Malaysia and Singapore.

Coconut milk base, Laksa leaves and paste gives this soup a rich flavor and a unique fragrant.

Usually made with chicken or prawn, Here is my version of Laksa Noodle Soup to satisfy vegetarians.


What do you need 2-3 servings

Used Measuring (1 Cup = 250ml)

  • 200 gm rice noodles (cooked)

  • 100 gm tofu

  • 50 gm bean sprout

  • 1 cup diced carrot & capsicum

  • 1 onion

  • 1 cup coconut milk

  • 1/2 cup water

  • Laksa leaves (4 stalks)

  • 1 tbsp oil

To Grind for Laksa Paste

  • 3-4 dry red chili

  • 1 tsp coriander seeds

  • 1 tsp cumin

  • 1 tsp paprika

  • 1/2 tsp turmeric

  • 2 lemongrass stalk (white part)

  • 1 inch ginger/galangal

  • 4 garlic cloves

  • 1 tbsp soy sauce

  • 1 tbsp sesame oil

  • 1 tsp brown sugar

  • 1 tbsp lemon juice

Preparation

  • Chop the onion.

  • Wipe the tofu with a kitchen towel and dice it.

  • Wash the bean sprouts and drain water.

Let’s Cook

  • Dry roast red chilies, coriander seeds, and cumin until slightly brown. Allow it cool and grind with other ingredients mentioned under Grind list. [PIC 1 & 2]

  • Add half tbsp of oil in a sauce pan and stir fry the tofu until golden brown. Keep it aside. [PIC 3]

  • In a same pan add bean sprouts and saute it for 30 secs to 1 min. Keep it aside. [PIC 4]

  • Add half tbsp of oil, chopped onion and saute until translucent. [PIC 5]

  • Now add diced veggies, Give a little stir. Cover the pan with a lid and cook for a minute. [PIC 6]

  • Add ground laksa paste, salt and mix it well. [PIC 7]

  • Now pour coconut milk and add water as required.

  • Bring it to boil and add laksa leaves. [PIC 8]

  • Allow it to boil for one more minute.

  • Now add stir fried tofu and bean sprouts. Stir for few seconds. [PIC 9]

  • Finally add noodles and mix everything well. Cover the pan with lid and cook for 30 secs. [PIC 10]


Noodle + Soup, Enjoy!

Notes

  • You can add any veggies of your choice.

  • Add more coconut milk and water if you prefer the soup to be watery.

  • Don’t overcook the soup after adding noodles to avoid sogginess.



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