Easy Angled Luffa Recipe

If you come across to angled luffa in Asian stores, try this angled luffa recipe, one of my favorite Thai vegetable recipes! Stir-fried angled luffa with egg is very simple and easy to make.

Simply, stir fry angled luffa with minced garlic, egg and a bit of oyster sauce and light soy sauce. Serve the dish with steamed jasmine rice. This dish is another healthy-focused menu for everyone but in particular, vegetarians.

Angled luffa, the tubular fruit, known as “Buab” is found in Asian stores. The angled ridges need to be peeled off before slicing into 2-3 cm thick. It can be stir fried or added in soup dishes.

If you are not vegetarians, you may add a bit of minced pork, chicken or even prawns for a mouth-watering dish. Try serving Panang Curry with this dish. Delicious!

Bon appetite!!

Angled Luffa Recipe

Stir-fried Angled Luffa with Egg
buab pad kai

Preparation: 8 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Served 2

Garlic finely minced 1 clove
Angled Luffa diagonally sliced into 2-3 cm thick 1 tube
Minced pork 100 g (optional for non-vegetarians)
Egg beaten 2
Spring onion chopped ¼ cup
Water ¼ cup
Vegetable oil 2 tbsp

Oyster sauce ½ tbsp. (use oyster sauce for vegetarians)
Light soy sauce ½ tbsp

Let's get started!

How to make:
Step 1: Wok stir fry

  • Heat oil in a wok on medium to high heat.

  • Fry garlic for 1-2 minutes, then add Angled Luffa. Stir fry for 4-5 minutes.

  • Add water to help soften the vegetable.

  • Season with light soy sauce and oyster sauce.

  • Remove from the heat. Serve with steamed jasmine rice.

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