Friday, May 31, 2013

Mee Hoon Kueh 面粉粿

This is my first time hands on handmade Mee Hoon Kueh! To make it fun for eating I cut out the dough using my cute cookie cutters! Kids will sure enjoy this bowl of cutee homemade 面粉粿 ^o^

hehehe she has no strength to knead the dough, just for show only ^.^

portions of dough after resting for 1 hour

cute yah!

Recipe source : Nasi Lemak Lover
  • 500gm plain flour
  • 200ml water
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 tsp salt

  1. Mix flour, egg and salt in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Slowly add in water and knead till dough is smooth, about 5mins.
  3. Divide dough into 6 portions, approx 125gm each, cling wrap and rest for at least 1 hour or more.

Ikan Bilis (Anchovy) Soup Base
  • 100gm ikan bilis washed thoroughly
  • 2L water
  • salt to taste

  1. Place ikan bilis in water and bring to boil.
  2. Lower heat and simmer for 45mins.
  3. Add salt to taste.

  • 200gm minced pork (marinate with 1 tsp sesame oil,  1/2 tsp wine, 1 tsp light soy sauce, pepper, cornflour)
  • Baby Bok Choy or any leafy vegetables
  • Eggs
  • Fishcake (optional)
  • Sesame oil
  • White pepper
  • Fried ikan bilis
  • Fried shallots
  • Tong Choy (preserved vegetables)

To cook one bowl per person :
  1. Pour appropriate amount of soup base into a saucepan. Bring to boil.
  2. Add in some minced pork, tong choy and fish cake. 
  3. Tear the dough ball into small and thin pieces and drop it into the boiling soup. (alternatively : roll out each dough into thin sheet, cut out using cookie cutter)
  4. Cook for 1 min. Add in a egg and cook briefly. Add in some sesame oil & pepper to taste. Remove from heat.
  5. Serve with fried ikan bilis and fried shallots.


Esther Lau said...

Wow, new look for mee hoon kueh, very cute!!!!

The Experimental Cook said...

This is the cutest mee hoon kueh ever! I am making some tonight ..

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