Yam or Taro, mine was approx 600gms
generous amout of dried shrimps, soaked and cleaned
water for braising
a little salt and sugar
2-3 cloves of garlic, chopped
Chopped spring onion
1.Unpeel the yam or taro and cut into approx. 1cm in thickness
2.Saute the garlic and then the dried shrimps until aromatic.
3.Put in the sliced yam and stir fry. Splash some water around the wok to prevent dryness.
4.Keep stirring for another 5 minutes, splashing water occasionally, add a little salt and sugar for more taste.
5.Pour in water to cover almost 3/4 of the dish in the wok, cover and braise on low-medium fire until the yam becomes soft and gravy becomes thick, this may take about 20 mins.
6.When almost ready, just put in the chopped spring onions.