Tuesday, February 06, 2007

Fermented Red Bean Curd Biscuits


250 gm. Butter
150 gm. icing sugar
1 egg
1 Tbsp. pounded shallots
1 Tbsp. pounded garlic
1 piece fermented red bean curd (nam yee) - mashed
400 gm. Plain flour
1 tsp. Bicarbonate of Soda
1 tsp. Baking Powder
1 tsp. five-spice powder
50 gm. white sesame seeds - roasted
Some halved cashew nuts


(1) Beat butter and sugr until creamy. Add in egg and mix well. Add in remaining ingredients and mix into a dough.
(2) Chill the dough for 30 mins. Remove and roll inot 3 mm. thick. Cut into rounds and place onto a baking tray.
(3) Glaze with egg and place halved cashew nut on top of cookie.
(4) Bake at 175C for about 15 to 20 mins. or till lightly brown.

**Recipe by Yum Yum magazine


Chawanmushi said...

Hi Lucy
Thanks for sharing this recipe here.I wonder if the cookie has a very strong taste of the nam ye? tia

Aunty Yochana said...

no strong smell lah....very nice cookie


Anonymous said...

Using Nam Yu for cookies sounds very interesting as I have only used it for vegetable stew and braised pig trotters.

Anonymous said...

Hi Aunty,

Is fermented red bean curd the same thing as "foo joo"?

Thank you.

God Bless,