Chinese Recipe: Stewed Fuzzy Melon with Asparagus Bean



Fuzzy melon / Hairy gourd  600g
 Dried Shrimp  40g
 Bean vermicelli  50g
 Ginger  1 slice
 Water  half cup (for soaking Bean vermicelli )
 – For cooking –  
 Oil  1 tbsp
 Water  2 cups
 Salt  1/2 tsp
 Sugar  1/2 tsp


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1. Rinse Dried Shrimp (40g). Then, soak dried shrimps with half cup of water.

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2. Cut and shorten the Bean vermicelli (50g) , soak it to soft

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3. Fuzzy melon (600g). Scrape the skin off and cut both ends. Then rinse it. Cut Fuzzy melon into strips


4. 1 slice of pounded Ginger

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5. Heat the pounded Ginger with 1 tbsp of oil. Then, add and saute the soaked Dried Shrimp. Keep the Dried shrimp water.

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6. add and stir-fry Fuzzy melon.

After half minute, add the dried shrimp water and 2 cups of water. Then, cover it

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7. after about 4 minutes, add 1/2 tsp of Salt, 1/2 tsp of Sugar. Then, place the Asparagus Bean on top (prevent it turns too soft). Cover it, turn the heat to medium


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 8.  after 3 mins, mix them well. Cover it again for 1 minute.

After 1 minute, dish it up and Serve!


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