Vegetarian Hotdogs by ‘Master Chef’ Sengpiow

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I woke up this morning and guess what? Sengpiow made me vegetarian hot dogs American style….what a nice surprise…Yes the meat is made from Vegetables!!  It tastes really good…It tasted like the real thing actually better with relish, sauerkraut, mustard, ketchup, etc…it was delicious.   They have non-dairy cheese too available these days….advice, it’s good to fry the sauerkraut up before serving but it’s good raw also…After boiling the hot dogs, you can drain the water and fry the hot dogs slightly up also for taste..it’s very nice…add some pickles on the side and vegan chips and your good to go…Tsem Rinpoche

 

How to make:

1. Get hot dog buns can be wholewheat, relish (jar), mustard/ketchup (organic if you like), sauerkraut (can), vegan cheese or no cheese are ok, pickles on the side and chips, from Chinese Vegetarian shops you can get hot dogs (Nanking Court Restaurant has a veg store in PJ-SS2 selling these hot dogs…).

2. Boil the hot dogs for 3 mins or directly fry. Place into boiling water directly…Do not put into the water before the water boils or if overcooked can be soggy..Slice the hot dogs alittle on the surface so heat can go in easier.. Frying is just 3 mins…Again you can boil it or fry it..it is up to you…up to your taste buds..experiment….try it with your friends next time you get together to watch a ball game or dvd movie…nice surprise..

3. Spread the ketchup, mustard throughout the bread as much as you like. Then put the hot dog ontop. Add the relish, sauerkraut last so the bread doesn’t get wet and soggy. Soggy dog buns are not delicious. You can have pickles on the side or organic chips go nicely…even a salad with this…it’s a light and filling meal with no guilt….I love it…

4. Optional, you can take the sauerkraut and squeeze the water out and lightly fry it before adding to the dogs…or it can be added straight on..again up to your tastes..but MUST REMOVE THE WATER BY SQUEEZING HARD…wet hot dog buns are not fun or delicious…

Good luck and enjoy this delicious vegetarian hot dog..We can even make one and offer up on our altar for Buddha and Kuan Yin…it’s clean..

TR

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17 Responses to Vegetarian Hotdogs by ‘Master Chef’ Sengpiow

  1. Shirley Maya Tan on Mar 13, 2011 at 2:26 pm

    Wow…they look great! Very impressive that Seng Piow knows how to cook too!

    I definitely want to learn along with KC staff, then I can also cook and volunteer at KC, serving customers veggie hot dogs!

    Thank you so much, Rinpoche!

  2. Josh Akers on Mar 13, 2011 at 2:53 pm

    Thank you, Your Eminence that clears up a lot of questions and will save me from perhaps even arguments in the future… I have to be very nice to people and treat them the same even if they eat meat.

    Weaning myself off meat is how I succeeded so I agree with the method for people like me, who just ‘could not’ quit at first.

  3. tsemtulku on Mar 13, 2011 at 3:00 pm

    I don’t like the taste and texture of meat at all…It makes me sick to my stomach. Unfortunately many out there who are trying to kick the meat habit, need to come off their addictions slowly, so let’s be skillful with them and offer them …something that taste like meat but is not FOR NOW..Let them be weaned off slowly….also most of these meat ‘substitutes’ do not taste like meat to me at all, or else I could not eat it. Whether we stop meat eating for altruistic, environmental, health reasons is up to us, but leave the reasons open so more can participate in this movement. Leave all options and all motivations open and not restricted..our goal is a meat free diet, how we get there is not so important at this time….

  4. Anila on Mar 13, 2011 at 5:38 pm

    Yes, that’s right. Western food are much easier to prepare especially hotdogs whether they are hotdogs prepared with meat or with vegetables. Seng Piow has turned from operating the computor to being a Master Chef making burgers and hotdogs for Rinpoche. Very soon he will be specialising into something else too. Since Rinpoche is brought up with an American diet Seng Piow will not have a problem with making meals for Rinpoche. I would like to try to make this hot dog for myself except I have to minus the tomato sauce and the pickles. Thank you Rinpoche for putting the Recipe of Seng Piow hot dog on your blog.

  5. Sean Wang on Mar 14, 2011 at 5:28 pm

    Wow! The sausages look tasty. I have got to try to make them some day. Thank you for sharing this wonderful recipe, Rinpoche. Now, I have more and more choices of food to make to bring to school to eat. It looks extremely tasty. Now, there is more of a variety of vegetarian food that everyone can enjoy. YAY!

  6. patsy on Mar 15, 2011 at 6:38 pm

    Yum Yum, the hot dogs look nice and tasty. Didnt know that Seng Piow can cook too…. A computer wizard turned Master Chef!!!

  7. terri on Mar 16, 2011 at 5:48 pm

    Om nom nom yumyummy I’m so jealous. No one cooks for me anymore except the fast food place

  8. tsemtulku on Mar 17, 2011 at 3:26 am

    In everything we do, there is positive and negative effects due to the nature of our existence. It is 100% correct you don’t eat meat. HH the Dalai Lama, the highest authority within Tibetan Buddhism recommends we do not eat meat, so that is all we need to remember. Buddha said, we should not lie, or get attached to drinking, singing, dancing, intimacies,entertainments and that we should spend our energies to become enlightened. Are we doing all die and not just the meat part?? People tend to pick what is convenient from the Buddha’s teachings to suit themselves. If we are going to follow Buddha’s teachings or quote, we may ask are you following everything Buddha says? If you are not, then rejoice when others follow the best they can and as much as they can. Since it is the right path for 21st century Buddhists to follow the no meat path, let’s do it. We have so much variety of food. Let’s eat the no meat diet and get on with our practice and basically compassionately go passed the criticisms. It is very simple, do not kill. So hence animals will not die in front of you to eat them…There is no good karma in eating meat..full stop, but definitely there is good karma refraining from eat. Many of the tantras when engaged in the practice prohibit meat as taught by Vajradhara. Many rituals we do in the great Monasteries prohibit meat so the rituals are more effective…..Many who are not monks or not living in the monasteries would never understand that. Reading from books, net or from dharma centres would never be the same as in the monastery. Again, eating meat does not gather good merits for our spiritual practice, avoiding does. Listen to some of wonderful Tenzin Palmo’s views on not eating meat. She is the great yogini who meditated for the longest time in the mountains.TR

  9. Lily on Mar 17, 2011 at 10:16 pm

    Thank you Rinpoche on posting up all the vegetarian recipes on the blog. I am taking inspirations from them to cook up these dishes for the family.

  10. bengkooi on Sep 22, 2011 at 1:25 pm

    These hotdogs look almost as good as the real thing, but without the killing and suffering. I have had the privilege to taste these hotdogs a couple of times, courtesy of Chef SP and sometimes Chef KB.. and they are delish!

    Thank you Rinpoche for showing us how easy it is to change from a meat to meat free diet. For showing us that we cannot say that we cannot not be vegetarian because it is inconvenient, because we are attached to meat, because the veg diet is not nutritious… etc etc etc. In so many of Rinpoche’s blog posts, we see again and again how much variety there is in a vegetarian diet, how nutritious it is, how it helps our health etc etc etc

    I hope everyone else gets the message too and makes a difference to the animal suffering in the world today

  11. edward ooi on Jan 10, 2013 at 10:34 pm

    Dear Rinpoche, I didn’t know that Sengpiow can make such a delicious looking vegetarian hot dog. One day, I will try to make hotdogs with my friends. You don’t have to put meat make it taste better just like Rinpoche said It tastes really good…It tasted like the real thing. And Thank you Rinpoche for sharing these ingredients to all of us. Thank you for reading

  12. Julien Roth on Jan 15, 2013 at 7:30 pm

    OMG!! im so hungry now. I would love to have one of those. Its amazing to wake up in the morning and have such an amazing dish just like this one. I wanna try!!! The picture of it is just so tempting. Im gonna try to make this in my spare time. Thank you for sharing the recipe. And i hope that many people follow this, and eventually become vegetarian.

  13. Sean Wang on Jan 17, 2013 at 4:33 pm

    Wow! These hotdogs look amazing. Seng Piow is really a Masterchef! I would love to cook this dish for Rinpoche. I eat vegetarian hotdogs on a biweekly basis. They taste like real hot dogs but they are more healthier and not just filled to the brim with preservatives. FUN FACT: Sausages are actually made from the meat that does not pass the quality test but are still okay to be eaten. The meat used in sausages are meat from places of the animals like the internal organs, throats and testicles.

  14. Jutika on Jan 17, 2013 at 8:06 pm

    Yum yum! These hot dogs that Seng Piow has cooked looks very yummy!!! I wish i could make some too! It is just amazing to know how to learn how to cook these wonderful Hot Dogs.

    The sausages that Seng Piow used to make his hot dogs are also most likely to be sold in Mustafa as well. Rinpoche might want to try and get it there if you every run out! Hopefully more of this kind of foods that contains meat would also have a vegetarian version so that people who are just to addicted to meat can enjoy the taste of meat and at the same time be vegetarian.

    Thank you for sharing Seng Piow’s talent of making yummy Hot Dogs!

  15. beatrix ooi on Jan 17, 2013 at 9:40 pm

    They sure look yummy! I didn’t know Uncle Seng Piow could do this. He must have put in a lot of efforts to make this. It makes me hungry by looking at the picture..hehe..
    Thank You for sharing Rinpoche.
    Love, beatrix.

  16. pavara on Jan 17, 2013 at 10:04 pm

    yum these hot dogs looks delicious.its so amazing that uncle seng piow can cook nice hot dogs.i would like to learn how to make these hot dog sausages one day.

  17. Lucas Roth on Feb 16, 2013 at 5:32 pm

    wow, that looks delicious. i am craving now… it looks sooooo goooood! i am so hungry now because of looking at this picture. uncle SengPiow is so nice and caring, maybe one day he can make this for me… hehe.

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    Today the Mumus (dogs) decided to do a dog orchestra rehearsal together with the Kechara Forest Retreat (KFR) dogs.
    1 years ago
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    Gongkar is our new bird for Kechara Forest Retreat's aviary. Gongkar never had friends and the original owner could not bring him to his destination. Now he is with us and assimilating in his cage within the aviary for a few weeks then released into aviary. Look at how much he wants attention from the other birds. Cute. Tsem Rinpoche
    1 years ago
  • Mumu, Oser and Dharma running and having a good time. I love seeing them playing. Tsem Rinpoche
    Mumu, Oser and Dharma running and having a good time. I love seeing them playing. Tsem Rinpoche
    1 years ago

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Fortunate ones who got personal blessings from Pastor Yek Yee after the dharma sharing on Dorje Shugden. From: June Tang (Khjb)
14 minutes ago
For our Dharma sharing, Pastor Yek Yee introduce to us the understanding of DORJE SHUGDEN practice and his benefits. From: June Tang (Khjb)
15 minutes ago
First Dorje Shugden puja progress at KHJB now. From: June Tang (Khjb)
17 minutes ago
First session puja in progress now. From: June Tang (Khjb)
19 minutes ago
Pastor Yek Yee and puja team busy setting up the first puja at KHJB at early dawn. From: June Tang (Khjb)
20 minutes ago
Wai Meng has shared the introduction of Dorje Shugden with the members of Kechara Ipoh Study Group upon the arrival of Dorje Shugden to our chapel today. Kin Hoe
3 hours ago
Celine has sincerely offered the butter lamp to Dorje Shugden in Kechara Ipoh chapel today. Thanks for her participation and stayed with us for the entire puja and cleaning up the chapel after the puja today. Kin Hoe
4 hours ago
Kit Ping has offered a butter lamp to Dorje Shugden upon Dorje Shugden's arrival at Kechara Ipoh chapel. May Kit Ping and her family be blessed and protected by Dorje Shugden always. Kin Hoe
4 hours ago
Through the kindness and compassion of our Guru, Tsem Rinpoche, Kechara Ipoh Study Group has invited Buddha Dorje Shugden back to Ipoh chapel today. We performed the Setrap and Dorje Shudgen puja and dedicated our prayers for our Guru's long life and good health. Our dedication extended to the victims of Germanwings airplane tragedy that took the lives of 150 people and we prayed for their good and swift rebirth. Kin Hoe
4 hours ago
"The importance of Bodhicitta" from Day 16 of Lamrim text explained by Pastor Han Nee in English adult Dharma class year 3 , Pt.1. Lucy Yap
7 hours ago
Chinese Dharma classes,term two at Kechara House gompa this morning. Lucy Yap
9 hours ago
Beginner ( level 1) English Dharma class at Kechara House gompa today, students were taught on "Vegetarianism" by Ron Wong.Pastor Gim Lee is the pastor on duty. Lucy Yap
10 hours ago
It is a good idea to become accustomed to sitting in the posture of Buddha Vairochana. Today's adult English Dharma class year 2 at Kechara House gompa, Tat Ming teaches "Vairochana posture for meditation" Lucy Yap
10 hours ago
New term starts today for Children Dharma classes for kids, juniors and seniors at Kechara House gompa. http://www.kechara.com/kechara-house/education/kids/childrens-dharma-class/ Lucy Yap
11 hours ago
Count down for the "BIG MOMENT " From: June Tang (Khjb)
23 hours ago
Hurting yourself doesn’t stop with yourself. You hurt all those who love you as well.~Tsem Rinpoche From: June Tang (Khjb)
23 hours ago
Everyone makes mistakes, but those who own up to it will grow and inspire others.~Tsem Rinpoche From: June Tang (Khjb)
23 hours ago
Selectiveness arises from selfish mind, lazy mind, habitual mind. We are selective because we hold onto permanence.~Tsem Rinpoche From: June Tang (Khjb)
23 hours ago
The conditions for someone to be perfect are impermanent. The conditions for someone to be imperfect are impermanent too – don’t be attached to either.~Tsem Rinpoche From: June Tang (Khjb)
23 hours ago
~Don’t miss this: Offering onto Vajra Yogini~ I have given a short explanation of why we offer ornaments to the Buddhas in this video. Dear friends around the world, Welcome again to another post. I am very happy to have you visit. Last night myself with an artistic group of Kecharians did beautiful ornament offerings to Vajra ...~Tsem Rinpoche http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/buddhas-dharma/dont-miss-this-offering-onto-vajra-yogini.html From: June Tang (Khjb)
23 hours ago
All preparations are just for this Sunday "Big day" at Kechara (JB). From: June Tang (Khjb)
23 hours ago
Have some principles of creating a zero pain free area around ourselves. That would be a great way to live. Zero pain free zone around ourselves. That means wherever we go, we create no pain for anyone. ~Tsem Rinpoche From: June Tang (Khjb)
23 hours ago
Chickens are tortured, locked up, kicked and never see sunlight and living in their own feces in egg farms. This is just to produce eggs. Billions of chickens live like this their whole lives. When their usefulness is done laying eggs, these hens are sent to the slaughter house for our fried chickens, chicken burgers, chicken fried rice, chicken sandwhiches, chicken satay, chicken fried rice and chicken soups. Remember this picture please. They can feel pain too just like us. ~Tsem Rinpoche From: June Tang (khjb)
23 hours ago
~Good news at Nando’s!~ GOOD NEWS! I was having a casual chat with Pastor David last night about vegetarian food and he said he heard Nando’s has vegetarian burgers! I hadn’t heard of this. I was like really?? I asked him to please check! Today he confirmed that certain Nando’s branches does have vegetarian burgers now! ~Tsem Rinpche http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/animals-vegetarianism/good-news-at-nandos.html From: June Tang (Khjb)
23 hours ago
~Amazing and sad~ Dear friends, If I was there or knew about it, I would have done something for sure. This is a strange tale that is touching and yet very sad. He must of sensed something. See what I mean. ~Tsem Rinpoche http://www.tsemrinpoche.com/tsem-tulku-rinpoche/current-affairs/amazing-and-sad.html From: June Tang (Khjb)
23 hours ago

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