Recipe: Nyonya Egg Belanda (Sweet & Sour Egg)


2 eggs
2 red onion
1 medium size red chili
1 tablespoon of tamarind pulp- add about 50ml of water
10 gm of threadfin salted fish (optional)
½ teaspoon of sugar to taste
½ teaspoon of salt to taste
1 spring onion
2 tablespoon of vegetable oil
¼ teaspoon of black thick soy sauce mix with 1 tablespoon of water
½ teaspoon of corn flour or tapioca flour mix with 1 tablespoon of water



  1. Cut the red onions into 8 pieces and slice red chili into 3 – 4 pieces and remove the seeds.
  2. Cut the spring onion into 4 cm and cut the salted fish into small cubes. Heat up oil to low  heat, fry the salted fish and set aside.
  3. Fry the eggs “well done” and set aside. Turn to medium heat, add onion, stir-fry until transparent. Add tamarind juice, egg, black soy sauce, sugar & salt.
  4.  Add flour paste, chili and spring onion. Stir  well and taste
  5. Turn off the heat and garnish with salted fish



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