Okra with black fungus

in Recipes
25 mins

Skip the Chinese take-out and try this homemade, vegan-friendly recipe that's full of texture and flavor. We love the crunch of okra combined with the soft texture of the black fungus.


  • 1/2 cup black fungus 雲耳
  • 1/2 cup okra (add more if you prefer)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 3 slices of ginger (julienned)
  • 1 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp corn starch
  • 1 tbsp water


  1. Soak the black fungus in cold water for half an hour until soft.
  2. Mince garlic and julienne the ginger.
  3. Wash and pat dry Okra, cut Okra diagonally in half.
  4. Mix light and dark soy sauce, sugar and cornstarch with some water. Set aside.
  5. Heat wok on medium heat and sauté garlic, ginger.
  6. Toss in black fungus and okra.
  7. Add in seasoning and stir-fry for 2 minutes until the sauce thickens or evaporates.

To find tips on seasoning and cleaning our hand hammered carbon steel wok, visit FAQ.


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