Skip to main content
logo
Food Advertising by

Let's go Vegetarian!



Once in a while I would like to have a vegetarian meal.  What I like most is dishes made with bean curd sheets, 'fu chook' or gluten puffs.    I've never been to this restaurant eversince they shifted to this new and bigger place and so last weekend, trotted there to check it out  ....... Gui Lin vegetarian restaurant.
We ordered 4 dishes for the three of us and let me introduce them to you, one by one ......





Tidbits made of seaweed, cost 3 rgt and when I asked what it was, ...... the waitress replied that it's their signature seaweed biscuits, and added that they're very nutritious.


My favourite, deep-fried mock goose, see it's half a portion, can you spot the 'wings' at the side?  This was totally made of bean curd sheets and there's chilli sauce to go with it.  Not garlic chilli sauce, because garlic and onions are not vegetarian in the religious view point.  This dish cost 5 rgt.


This is Lemon grass chicken, the chicken pieces were made of gluten puffs and it's slightly spicy, curry leaves were added for extra fragrance, taste wasn't too bad.


Yam rolls ..... yam paste wrapped with bean curd sheets and deep-fried, also served with chilli sauce.  The taste was quite alright except that I found the paste to be a little too soft.


Cantonese braised rice vermicelli ..... the rice vermicelli was shallow-fried for a while to give the 'wok' aroma,  heaped with a generous serving of oyster sauce gravy with mushrooms, vegetables, black fungus and mock squid, served with pickled green chillies.  It wasn't salty enough and we had to drizzle in some light soya sauce.


The last three dishes were 10 rgt each.  In fact, from the menu, you'll notice that they only serve one size dishes and the majority of them cost 10 rgt each.  Our meal came to 43.80 rgt plus tea.

Gui Lin Vegetarian Restaurant
23A and 25A (Ground Floor), Wisma Kota Emas
Jalan Dato Tahwil Azat
30300 IPOH
Tel. No. 05-2414963

Comments

  1. My daughter & I both love vegetarian food. We're having it at least once a week. I love how they cook these with sweet & sour flavour. But I still think the deep-fried mock goose is pretty oily. I don't really like it! I even make my own vegetarian rendang chicken. Hmm..very delish! The lemon grass chicken sounds very inviting too. Maybe I try that at home someday.
    Have a nice day!
    Cheers, Kristy

    ReplyDelete
  2. is good to have vegetarian dishes once in a while!

    ReplyDelete
  3. I have never been to this place coz the rest of the piggy clan doesn't quite fancy vegetarian dishes :p I would love to try this out one day :)

    ReplyDelete
  4. I miss this type of vegetarian. it is hard to find it here and not as good.

    ReplyDelete
  5. Wow....all of them look interesting to me. But looks like that's a lot of gluten you eat. My tummy can't handle that.

    ReplyDelete
  6. Looks good! I also like vegetarian food but not my husband. So sometime I take vegetarian food at the foodcourt or hawker centre.

    ReplyDelete
  7. Kristy
    I love the vegetarian assam fish curry. Yes the goose is oily, they need to deep-fry it, that's why.

    Sonia, totally agree with you!

    Elin
    I prefer 'Chuk Lam', the one at Kampar road, runs by a Buddhist nun. That place is full most of the time.

    Mary.
    Yes vegetarian food is mostly of wheat flour and bean curd sheet.

    Anncoo
    Think most husbands are 'meat man', ha, ha! My other half also is not too keen, says it's oily.

    penny
    Maybe there's not much choice in Melb.

    ReplyDelete
  8. Looks like a very delicious meal! Every dish looks so fresh. Mmmm...long time didn't go for vegetarian meal

    ReplyDelete
  9. Jeannie
    Yes, once in a while ok but must admit it can be a bit oily.

    ReplyDelete
  10. I do not really like vegetarian food when they use too much gluten...

    ReplyDelete
  11. tigerfish
    I prefer those dishes made of bean curd puffs and bean curd sheets, like mock duck, fish.

    ReplyDelete
  12. I really miss this type of vegetarian food! There are a few in Melbourne but miles away from me :(

    ReplyDelete
  13. 3 hungry tummies
    Have you been to this place in Melb? Fo Guang Yuan Art Gallery, 141 Queen St., They serve tea and food, sometimes the chef is from M'sia. Seems the vegetarian food there is not too bad. Downstairs is art gallery re Buddhism and upstairs is prayer room.

    ReplyDelete
  14. Thank you very much! I will check it out :)

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Thanks for dropping by. Please click on 'Anonymous' if you do not have a blog but do leave your name after the comment because I would like to know who you are.

Popular posts from this blog

Steamed egg with minced pork ~ 猪肉蒸水蛋

This is a super comforting home-cooked dish which requires only a few ingredients.   An easy to go recipe, I added minced pork to give the dish more volume.   Kids as well as adults will love the silken smooth egg interspersed with bits of juicy meat.   Great to serve over hot rice!




Steamed egg with minced pork  ~   猪肉蒸水蛋
Ingredients

150 gm minced pork2 chicken eggs -  100 ml without shell150 ml boiled, cooled water  (Ratio is 1:1.5)1/4 tsp saltsesame oil, pepperlight soya sauce to tasteMethod Season the minced pork with some salt.Whisk the eggs with water, strain it onto a plate.Mix in the seasoned minced pork.  Remove any air bubbles.When the water in the steamer is boiling, place the plate of eggs onto the steamer plate, close lid and turn the heat to the lowest.Steam for about 14 to 15 mins., check after 5 mins.  Jiggle the plate, if centre is wobbly, it's done.Remove from steamer, garnish with some spring onions, light soya sauce, sesame oil and a dash of pepper.


Country style steam chicken

This is one simple recipe of  steamed chicken dish which I'm sure many bloggers have blogged before.  Tasty yet easy and quick to prepare, this dish pairs very well with steamy hot white rice.

Chicken Floss Cake ~ 鸡肉松蛋糕

It's normal to find buns coated with meat floss in any bakery, but yet to find a meat floss coated piece of cake.  I saw this Chicken Floss Cake on youtube and was eager to give this a shot.  The recipe is quite similar to a chiffon cake and I was curious to find out the taste which should be slightly sweetish and saltish.  Wouldn't it be weird, I wonder.  But it turned out that the taste is rather unique with a light and soft texture and my family members gave me a thumbs up and asked for more!



Chicken Floss Cake ~  鸡肉松蛋糕
Ingredients (A)

4 egg yolks40 ml oil50 ml milk65 gm plain flour, siftedChicken flossWhite sesame seedsChopped spring onions (optional)a pinch of salt (B)  4 egg whites        40 gm caster sugar
Method In a bowl, beat egg yolks, add in oil, mix well, then add in milk.Mix in sifted flour till well combined.In another clean bowl, beat egg whites till frothy, then add in sugar in 2 batches and beat till stiff peaks form.Fold in 1/3 egg whites into the egg yolk mixtu…