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Coconut Milk Steamed Rice

500 mlThai (Pandan) rice
3Pandan leaves
150 mlcoconut milk

Just like normal rice, rinse your rice and drain. Add the coconut milk, a pinch of salt, and some water. Add the pandan leaves into the rice and cook your rice.

Sambal Ikan Bilis

1/2red onion
250 mldried anchovies
1 clovegarlic
10dried chillies
1 tspbelacan*
1/4 tspsalt
1 tspsugar
2 beanstamarind
  • Rinse the dried anchovies and drain the water.
  • Fry the anchovies until they turn light brown and put aside.
  • Pound the prawn paste together with shallots, garlic, and de-seeded dried chilies with a mortar and pestle (You can also grind them with a food processor).
  • Slice the red onion into rings.
  • Soak the tamarind pulp in water for 15 minutes. Squeeze the tamarind constantly to extract the flavor into the water. Drain the pulp and save the tamarind juice.
  • Heat some oil in a pan and fry the spice paste until fragrant
    Add in the onion rings
    Add in the anchovies and stir well
    Add tamarind juice, salt, and sugar
    Simmer on low heat until the gravy thickens. Set aside

* Belacan is shrimp paste it is also known under the disguises of trassi, bladjan or napi

Last modified 11 years ago Last modified on 05/25/13 18:19:36