Stir-fried Bean Curd with Leeks Recipe
November 04th, 2006 29 Comments

Stir-fried Bean Curd with Leeks Recipe

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Stir-fried Bean Curd with Leek Recipe


3 stalks of leek (cut into 2-inch strips)
5 pieces of bean curd (cut into small pieces)
4 cloves of garlic (chopped)
6-8 shrimps
1 teaspoon of taucheo (fermented yellow bean sauce)
1 teaspoon of soy sauce
Sugar to taste
White pepper powder to taste


Fry the bean curd pieces to light brown and set aside. In a wok, add oil and stir fry the chopped garlic until golden brown, add in shrimps and the bulbs of the leek. Stir constantly for 1 minute and add in the fried bean curd pieces. Add in all seasoning and the rest of the leek (leafy part) and stir fry for 2 minutes.

Serve hot.

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  1. Ken says:

    My mother makes this dish too and you are right about going well with steamed white rice, and sambal belacan. Instead of shrimps, sometimes my mother uses squid, and it tastes equally good.

  2. Chris says:

    It’s ok, take your sweet time to do the linking. No rush.

    I’m using

    Anyways, I haven’t seen such dish before, will give it a try tonight. Cheers.

  3. Rasa Malaysia says:


    Thanks, will check it out. Thinking to use poll to do a post soon. :)

  4. Chris says:

    That’s a good idea, I’m looking forward to it. Take care.

  5. Mae says:

    I absolutely adore beancurd! I don’t cook it often as my Fiance isn’t a big fan. I’ll remember this recipe next time i find some beancurd in the supermarket.

    Thanks for the recipe. It looks so delish and satisfying. One i’m sure to love.

  6. Rasa Malaysia says:


    Let me know how yours turn out. Yes, I am also a big fan of bean curd, in fact, I am a big fan of all Tofu-related products – soy bean milk, tofu skin, anything made from soy. ;)

  7. wmw says:

    Lotsa places to go to in Penang when I next go there! Thanks for the addresses…

  8. Rasa Malaysia says:

    Hey WMW,

    Yes, you should go and please share with me your eating excursions. :)

  9. Anonymous says:

    Ang Hoay Lor ‘s prawn is bigger than yours! hahaha

  10. Rasa Malaysia says:

    Aiyo Ho Jiak,

    You don’t “perli” me like that one lah, LOL. I know, they are big and succulent and their Fried Bean Curd with Leek is very ho jiak (tasty), that’s why I recommended it. :)

  11. wmw says:

    Sorry, reposting this again, opened too many windows and had earlier posted the comment in the wrong post.

    Oh, if you are ever in PJ,try this fave restaurant of mine…(if you haven’t already, that is)

    Or better still, get in touch with me, we’ll go together!

  12. Anonymous says:

    Leekylicious !! very authentic, the tofu pockets looked juicy, good job, BY :)


  13. Audrey Cooks says:

    I haven’t tried this dish before but looks absolutely delicious. I love leeks but usually cook them with fish. Thanks for sharing. “Pei sei … hokkien lang boh choo koay!”

  14. Rasa Malaysia says:

    Audrey –

    Do try it out…the taucheo really kicks up the flavor.

  15. Chubbypanda says:

    Tofu recipes are awesome. I need to this one out. One of these days I need to post my Vegetarian Mapo Tofu recipe.

    - Chubbypanda

  16. Audrey Cooks says:

    I tried it today but I used a different type of tofu, slim like the size of the thumb and some “ma ha” (a type of sweet prawns), with leeks, tasted really good. No photos this time I’m afraid but when I cook it again, you’ll see it on my blog! Thanks again.

  17. Rasa Malaysia says:

    Chubbypanda – yes, please cook and post the recipe. Mapo Tofu is great.

    Audrey – Thanks for trying out the recipe. I wanted to see your pictures…by the way, talking about bean curd, the bean curd here in the States is huge. You get like the whole block and you cut them up yourself, not like in Malaysia where you can get small pieces in the market. By the way, what is “ma ha?” Would love to see the picture too!

  18. babe_kl says:

    my mom make this using the chives flower (not sure of the correct term)

  19. simcooks says:

    Looks like this is a “my mom cooks this too!” kind of recipe cos hehe guess what… my mom also cooked this before and it’s delicious!

  20. Anonymous says:

    I would like to ask how to cook sweet pea vegetable.

  21. deeTha says:

    Nice Blog!!!
    SaLam keNaL
    maSakaNNya eNak-eNak

  22. ashan says:

    Hi, when you say “Fry the bean curd pieces to light brown” do you mean deep fry? or stir-fry in the pan?

  23. nisha says:

    Made this stir-fried bean curd with leeks a few times already and theyr my family’s favourite.

  24. dians says:

    Hey, i’m your regular visitors. Thanks so much for keep posting such delicious recipes :) Btw, I am gonna cook this tonight. But instead of leeks, I am using chives. It adds unique flavour to it. It’s my mom recipe :P

  25. Jennifer says:

    i live in western australia, n i m dying for fresh bean curds. i can buy it in the supermarket here. Anybody who know how to make bean curds????????

  26. can you give me the recipe of
    the famous food in malaysia and japan,korea
    tnx and more power

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  28. Jessica says:

    Looks so good! What type of tofu did you use? I’d love to try this at home.

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