Ingredients

  • Serves 4 people
  • beetroot dough:

    1 small beetroot (around 220 g-250 g)

  • 500 g all-purpose flour

  • 1 egg

  • 1 tbsp oil

  • ½ tsp salt

  • 80 ml - 100 ml water (adjust accordingly)

  • soup:

    3 cups sweet leaves (mani cai)

  • 2.5 L of pork broth

  • 1 pkt ready-made pork balls

  • 4 eggs

  • 6 fresh shiitake mushrooms (sliced thinly)

  • 1 tbsp fried shallots (for garnish)

  • 1 tbsp fried crispy anchovies (for garnish)

  • 1 tsp pepper (for garnish)

  • 1 red chilli (sliced, for garnish)

  • 2 calamansi (halved, for garnish)

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Asian Food Network

Beetroot Mee Hoon Kueh with Meatballs

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Farewell to the boring Cauliflower Rice and Zucchini Noodles because we have a new, guilt-free contender in town –Beetroot Mee Hoon Kueh with Pork Balls and Mani Cai! Using beetroot to make noodles not only gives the dish a gloriously vibrant look but also boasts health benefits such as boosting immunity and giving your skin the antioxidant it needs to stay fresh and tight.
  • Medium
  • 80 min
  • 15 min
  • 15 min
  • 2 steps
  • 16 Ingredients
  • Medium
  • 2 steps
  • 16 Ingredients
  • 80 min
  • 15 min
  • 15 min

Instructions

  1. Making the dough

    • In a food processor, add in the beetroot. Blend till puree.
    • Add in flour, egg, oil, salt. Mix well. Add in water gradually if neededtill it becomes a pliable dough.
    • Transfer to a big bowl.
    • Cover dough and set aside to rest for an hour.
    • Divide beetroot dough into smaller portions and set aside.
    Making the dough


  2. Cooking

    • In a small pot, bring some pork broth to a boil.
    • Take a portion of the dough, pull and pinch into small pieces and drop into the boiling broth.
    • Add in a portion of sliced mushrooms.
    • Add in ready-made pork balls into broth.
    • Add in a handful of sweet leaves (mani cai).
    • Add an egg in and off the heat after 1 minute.
    Cooking


Garnish and Serve!

Garnish with fried shallots, fried crispy anchovies, pepper and sliced red chilli.

Garnish and Serve!
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    Ingredients
    • Serves 4 people
    • beetroot dough:

      1 small beetroot (around 220 g-250 g)

    • 500 g all-purpose flour

    • 1 egg

    • 1 tbsp oil

    • ½ tsp salt

    • 80 ml - 100 ml water (adjust accordingly)

    • soup:

      3 cups sweet leaves (mani cai)

    • 2.5 L of pork broth

    • 1 pkt ready-made pork balls

    • 4 eggs

    • 6 fresh shiitake mushrooms (sliced thinly)

    • 1 tbsp fried shallots (for garnish)

    • 1 tbsp fried crispy anchovies (for garnish)

    • 1 tsp pepper (for garnish)

    • 1 red chilli (sliced, for garnish)

    • 2 calamansi (halved, for garnish)

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