Street Food - Tofu Pockets / Stuffed Tofu Puffs Pockets

August 12, 2012 Ivan Teh - RunningMan 0 Comments

Street Food - Tofu Pockets / Stuffed Tofu Puffs Pockets

Also Known As:
Tofu Pockets, Tau Kwa Pau, Tau Pok Bakar, Fried Tofu Puffs Pockets, Stuffed Tofu, Stuffed Tofu Pockets, Stuffed Tofu Puffs, Stuffed Tofu Puffs Pockets



Average Price Per Serving:
SGD $3 - $5



Description:
Tofu Pockets, or Stuffed Tofu Puffs Pockets, is a catergory of Chinese and Malay foods. Tofu Pockets / Stuffed Tofu Puffs Pockets usually refers to chinese firm dry tofu or fried tofu puffs, stuffed with a variety of vegetables and doused in a savoury, sweet sauce.


The vegetable stuffing for Tofu Pockets / Stuffed Tofu Puffs Pockets usually includes bean sprouts and sliced cucumbers. Tofu Pockets / Stuffed Tofu Puffs Pockets is typically garnished with roasted ground peanuts.

Some hawkers may also include sliced unripe mango, chopped green apples / red apples, sliced turnip, sliced pineapple or sliced cuttlefish.

The sauce for Tofu Pockets / Stuffed Tofu Puffs Pockets is made with shrimp paste (Belacan), black shrimp paste / fermented shrimp paste (Hei Gor), chili, lime juice, water and sugar. Some hawkers also include taramind juice or black bean paste.

A good Tofu Pockets / Stuffed Tofu Puffs Pockets should have a crisp exterior, with the fragrant smokiness and slight char from grilling. The vegetables used for stuffing should be fresh, and add a nice crunch and texture to the dish.


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Tofu Pockets / Stuffed Tofu Puffs Pockets is very uncommon in Singapore, hardly any hawkers sell this, and even fewer specialize in it.

These are the top 3 stalls which I feel serve the best Tofu Pockets / Stuffed Tofu Puffs Pockets in Singapore.


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Mary's Corner Tau Kwa Pau
@ 125 East Coast Road
Opening Hours: 7.30am - 5pm Closed Mon



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Fandi Mona / Afandi Hawa & Family
@ 14 Haig Road #01-21
Opening Hours: Fri - Tue 10am - 8pm Closed Wed & Thu



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Tow Kwar Pop
@ 30 Seng Poh Road #02-06
Opening Hours: 11.30am - 9pm Closed Mon



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