Malaysian Tofu and Quinoa Laksa

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Appears in
The Quinoa Cookbook

By Penny Doyle

Published 2013

  • About

Laksa is a Malay/Singaporean curry of which there are many variants. Most recipes use either prawns, tofu or chicken, as well as crisp vegetables, vermicelli noodles and fragrant spices, all served in a coconut milk base. Here the noodles are substituted with pearl quinoa to create a substantial and mouthwatering lunch or supper dish.


  • 10 ml/2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 10 ml/2


  1. Heat 15 ml/1 tbsp oil in a large pan, then add the curry paste, sweet potato cubes and quinoa. Fry on medium heat for 3-4 minutes, until the spice fragrances and flavours are rel