Bean curd with savoury stuffing

Tahu ISI

Preparation info
  • to serve

    two to four

    • Difficulty


Appears in

By Sri Owen

Published 1980

  • About

The bean curd may be either the white fresh variety or fried. The quantities shown are for 4 people, to be eaten with rice and vegetables; but if you are fond of tahu there will be enough here for 2 people for a good snack lunch, with no other food on the table.


  • 6 pieces of white bean curd or 12–15 pieces of yellow fried bean


If you are using white bean curd, scoop out a little of it with a teaspoon to make a hole in the middle of the block about the size of a small egg-cup. With the yellow bean curd, which comes in smaller chunks, you will need to cut away the ‘skin’ on one side and scoop out the hole with a small knife. In either case, chop the bean curd that you have removed and mix it with the meat, or the carro