Kueh Pie Tee

Special equipment:

1 ( or more) Pie Tee mold(s).

Ingredients:

  • 85g plain flour
  • 150 ml water
  • 1 dessert sp melted butter
  • a pinch of salt
  • a dash of ground pepper
  • 1 egg


Method:

  1. Sift flour with salt and pepper.
  2. Slowly mix in the water and melted butter and mix well into a smooth batter. Sieve batter and let stand for 1 hour before use.
  3. Heat oil in a small deep pot for deep-frying.
  4. Dip a medium-sized pie tee mould into the boiling oil, remove it and dip mould into the batter covering only about 3/4 length of the mould.
  5. Deep fry the pie tee cases in the hot oil until set. Shake off the pie tee case from the mould and fry until light brown in colour.
  6. Drain pie tee cases on absorbent paper and cool thoroughly before storing in an airtight container.
  7. To serve, put a small piece of lettuce into a pie tee case. Add a tbsp of filling and top with coriander leaves, prawn, crab meat, egg shreds, sliced red chilli and pounded peanuts.
Serve with chilli sauce.


Ingredients for Fillings:

  • 1 medium-sized turnip
  • 1 small carrot, shredded
  • 2 cloves garlic, ground
  • 1 shallot, ground
  • 1 tsp taucheo
  • 1/2 tsp vetsin
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • salt to taste

Method:

  1. Peel carrot and turnip and cut into thin strips.
  2. Heat 2 tbsp oil and fry the ground garlic and shallots. Add taucheo and stir-fry until fragrant.
  3. Add shredded carrot and turnip and fry well, adding a little water. Simmer over low heat until cooked. Add seasoning and adjust according to taste.

Topping:

  • 3 eggs
  • 6 tbsp water
  • a pinch of salt
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 crab (boiled, shelled and shredded)
  • 300g shrimps (boiled and shelled)
  • butter lettuce
  • coriander leaves
  • shredded red chillies
  • pounded roasted peanuts

Method:

Beat eggs with water and a pinch of salt. Heat 2 tbsp oil in pan and fry beaten eggs to egg sheet and slice fine.


Chillie Sauce:

  • 20 fresh chillies, ground
  • 2 cloves garlic, ground
  • Juice of 4 limes
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • salt to taste

Method:

Mix all ingredients together and add salt and sugar to taste.
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