Deep-Fried Yellow Bean Paste (Baa Yir) Recipe

Step 1

In a mortar pound the drained moong beans to form a paste. Add the other ingredients in turn, stirring well. Pluck a small piece of the paste and form into a ball the size of a walnut. Do not mould too tightly. Deep-fry the balls until golden brown, drain and serve with the thick sweet sauce below.

Step 2

THE SAUCE: Gently heat the three ingredients until the sugar dissolves. Allow to cool before serving.

Things You'll Need

  • 4oz Dried moong beans
  • -- soaked in water for 30
  • -- minutes, and drained
  • 1tb Plain flour
  • 2ts Red curry paste
  • 1tb Light soy sauce
  • 1ts Sugar
  • 2 Kaffir lime leaves
  • - rolled into a cigarette &
  • - finely sliced into slivers
  • Oil; for deep-frying
  • --------- --THE SAUCE------------------
  • 4tb Sugar
  • 6tb Rice vinegar
  • 1/2ts Salt

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