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500 g taro/ arvi (peel and dice)

2 cups white rice (wash and drain)

1 cup soya mince/ nutria mince

1 cup shiitake mushrooms (soak in water until soft and dice)

½ cup vegetable oil

3 ½ cup water


2 tbsp soy sauce

½ tsp five-spice powder

1 tbsp salt


  1. Heat oil, fry soya mince until golden brown, remove and set aside.

2. Fry taro over medium heat until it gets crispy on the outside, add five-spice powder, stir-fry for 10 seconds,remove and set aside.

3. Fry shiitake mushrooms until fragrant, add soy sauce and stir-fry for 10 second.

4. Add white rice, salt, fried soya mince (step 1) and fried taro (step 2); stir-fry for 1 minute, transfer to a clay pot and add water.

5. Cover and cook over medium heat for 5 minutes, then reduce to low heat and cook for another 20 minutes.

6. Turn off the heat and leave covered for 5 minutes.

7. Enjoy!