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Laksa Yong Tao Foo

Curry noodle soup with young tao foo


Ingredients

Shollots	)
Candle nuts	)
Garlic		)	make a paste
Tumeric		)
Dried Chillies	)

dried shrimps
lemon grass - bruised
laos - bruised
tomatoes
fish sauce
fried bean curd (tao pok) - quartered up
laksa leaves - absolutely crucial 
fish balls (or sliced boiled chicken)
cockles - fresh
stock
salt
prawns 
coconut milk
thick rice noodle (spaghetti noodle is a great replacement)


Method:

Boil shrimp and devein, shell and set aside.
(boil chicken, remove bones, skin  and slice into desired size)
soak rice noodle in hot water.  boil briefly if necessary.
Fry paste in oil, add dried shrimp and fry till fragrant.  
add stock, lemon grass, laos and bring to boil.
Add tao pok, fish balls, coconut milk and cook.. 
Season with salt and fish sauce. Add tomatoes, 
cook a further few minutes and the sauce it's ready.

Briefly cook cockles in the sauce before serving.
Put noodles in bowl, add sauce together with tao pok, 
fish balls/chicken and chopped laksa leaves and serve
hot.
 
Source - Thian's Mom
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