It is a dish prepared by stir frying yam bean with shredded cuttlefish usually eaten with rice or as wraps. Jiu hu char is stir-fried yam bean with shredded cuttlefish usually enjoyed with rice or eaten as wraps. It is a simple Asian meal which is light, healthy, low in fat and calories. Jiu hu char’ is delicious stir-fried yam bean with dried squids and is a common favourite in Peranakan households especially in Penang. Stir-fried yam bean or jicama is delicious on its own as it is crunchy and contains a unique combination of vitamins, fiber and minerals. There is so much to like about this dish being low in fats and calories.