Warm Vegetable Salad in Peanut Sauce (Gado-Gado)
This terrific recipe for Warm Vegetable Salad in Peanut Sauce (Gado-Gado) was submitted by Rani of Indonesia.
1 cup of bean sprouts
7 to 10 string beans/other beans - cut into 1/2-inch pieces (about 2 cm)
1 cup chopped green cabbage (optional)
8 to 12 ounces tofu, drained
1 medium cucumber, sliced in rounds
5 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 cup of unsalted peanuts
1 or 2 small chilies
2 tablespoons warm water
Palm sugar (or substitute with brown sugar)
1 tablespoon lime juice
- Boil all the vegetables (except tofu and cucumber) or steam until crisp-tender. Set aside.
- Cut the tofu into small pieces and fry until golden brown. Set a side
- Grind the unsalted peanuts with chilies, salt and enough sugar (as desired) until all is well mixed and soft. Add warm water and lime juice.
- Place the cooked vegetables on a plate, top with the tofu and cucumber slices and pour the peanut sauce on last.
Makes 2 servings.