Low Carb Vegetarian Laksa

This Vegetarian Laksa is creamy, spicy, and flavorful sans the meat. It’s low carb too because I used Shirataki noodles instead of the usual egg noodles…
Low Carb Vegetarian Laksa

I’ve always wanted to be a vegetarian. But my love for food has always gotten the best of me. Even if I’m trying to avoid meat, if there’s a meat dish on the table, I always have to have at least a bite just to have a taste. But I love vegetables too and I could go meatless as long as my food tastes delicious.

Say, for example, this Low Carb Vegetarian Laksa… It doesn’t have any meat at all but it packs a punch because it’s creamy and full of flavor. So even if we could already feel the summer heat, go lang ng go because it was so good!  Ykaie actually remarked naang init na nga ng panahon, Laksa pa ang lunch namin!” And take note, this was a bit spicy pa which made our foreheads sweat!

Low carb-ing it was possible by using shirataki noodles instead of the usual noodles. Eating a bowl (or even two) didn’t make me feel heavy even if I was already full.

Low Carb Vegetarian Laksa

I know you might be wondering what’s in this bowl? Well, the most delicious and creamy Laksa soup (EVER!) poured over shirataki noodles then topped with blanched mung beans sprouts and red bell peppers, fried tofu, chopped cilantro and spring onion. And garnished with a lime wedge for squeezing and pepper flakes for more heat. Woohoo!

Since it’s meatless, it’s totally healthy. And it can be eaten through out Lent.

What else can you ask for? Right? I hope this recipe makes it to your dinner table this week.

I bought the Laksa paste at Landmark Supermarket at ₱150/pack. You’re welcome.



Low Carb Vegetarian Laksa

  • Author: Peachy Adarne


  • 2 packs of Shirataki Noodles, I used Skinny Carbs brand
  • 3 large eggs, hardboiled
  • 1 block tofu, cubed
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil for frying
  • 1 large red bell pepper, julienned and blanched
  • 2 cups mung beans sprouts, blanched
  • 1/3 cup Laksa Paste
  • 4 cups coconut milk
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tbsp sambal chili
  • salt and pepper to tatse
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 cup chopped spring onion
  • lime wedges and chili flakes for garnish


  1. Cook shirataki noodles according to package direction. Boil the noodles for 1-2 minutes, drain it, then set it aside.
  2. Heat the cooking oil in a non-stick skillet and fry the tofu until golden brown. Set aside for later.
  3. To make the Laksa, Pour in coconut milk and water in a pot. Mix the Laksa paste and bring to a simmer.
  4. Add the sambal chili and mix well.
  5. Taste and season with salt and pepper as needed.
  6. To serve, assemble the ingredients per bowl. Put about half a cup (or more) shirataki noodles in bowls. Top with tofu, mung bean sprouts, red bell pepper, cilantro, spring oinions, and half an egg. Scoop out the Laksa soup and garnish with a lime wedge on the side and sprinkle with chili flakes.
  7. Serve piping hot!

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25 Responses

  1. I am hearing shrikati noodles name the first time. The serving in this dish looks very healthy well-planned diet. Something different to try out 🙂

  2. Who doesn’t want a healthier dish. I’m a big lasagna fan so I’ll have to try making this. I have never tried shirataki noodles before but I’ve seen them at my local grocery store.

  3. Laksa is my favorite dish ever. period. i fell in love when i was in singapore and never looked back. i usually make mine with seafood, but this sounds incredible too!

  4. Looks like a healthy dish and I’ll definitely try this one. Thanks for sharing this post.

  5. I am a vegetarian and I can confidently say there are myriad food options to choose to have rich nutrients . Your recipe is great.

  6. I’ve also always wanted to be a vegan but I’ve never started my journey. Too bad…anyway, your low-carb laska must be so yummy and hot, since it has pepper as I love it!

  7. Laksa paste? Recipe looks good but such a letdown when I read about using a paste. I just wished I could get those around here where I live in Scandinavia.

  8. This recipe sound great especially for could season also it looks delicious. Thanks for sharing will definitely try this for my family

    1. I love veggies too. Havent tried it yet but This one looks really great.

  9. Now that looks like a very tasty treat! I have never had a dish of laksa before!

  10. This looks delicious and ultimate comfort food. i can have it everyday. I like this kind of simple recipes.

  11. Dame pala pwede gawing version sa laksa mommy noh?
    Eto perfect to sa nagdadiet pero nagcrave sa Laksa !

  12. Ngayon lang talaga ako nakakakita ibang recipe.dito lang sa blog mo mamsh! Kaya thanks for sharing.

  13. I have been on the lookout for some more low carb recipes and this is just the one I need! It looks filling, healthy, and full of flavor.

  14. We try a low carb diet here, so I love this recipe. Looks healthy and full of flavor! I’m curious about the noodles and can’t wait to give them a try. Delish.

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