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                   DEEP-FRIED YELLOW BEAN PASTE (BAA YIR)
 
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 Serving Size  : 3    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Appetizers                       Thai
                 Vegetarian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    4       oz           Dried moong beans
                         -- soaked in water for 30
                         -- minutes, and drained
    1       tb           Plain flour
    2       ts           Red curry paste
    1       tb           Light soy sauce
    1       t            Sugar
    2                    Kaffir lime leaves
                         - rolled into a cigarette &
                         - finely sliced into slivers
                         Oil -- for deep-frying
                         -----THE SAUCE-----
    4       tb           Sugar
    6       tb           Rice vinegar
      1/2   ts           Salt
 
   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.
   
   THE SAUCE: Gently heat the three ingredients until the
   sugar dissolves. Allow to cool before serving.
   
   Source: Thai Vegetarian Cooking by Vatcharin
   Bhumichitr Typed for you by Karen Mintzias
  
 
 
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