Sunday, 22 April 2012

How To Make My Favorite Food Become REALITY . . (part 2)

Hi there , we meet again ! =.=

If you read this post , I hope you all know what my motive right.. So , lets start learn how to cook ASAM PEDAS ! ( Dear Puan Marjan, if you read this , I REALLY hope that you can cook for me )

Choose your own kind of fish that you want, but its really suit with red snapper and ‘ikan pari’
5 lady fingers, some people call it okra 
1 tomato (cut in your own style) 
3-4 sprigs of ‘daun kesum’
Cooking oil 
Shrimp paste
Tamarind water
Sugar and salt to taste


Spice Paste:
1 clove garlic
1 stalk of lemon grass  
4 shallots 
10-15 cleaned dried chillies 

The steps:

Blend the spice paste ingredient all together until fine.
Heat oil in medium heat and fry the spice paste until fragrant. Stirring continuously to prevent the paste form burn.
pour some water and stir with the paste.

 Soak the tamarind pulp in warm water. Squeeze the tamarind pulp constantly to extract the flavor into the water. Drain the pulp and save the tamarind juice.

 Add the tamarind juice, shrimp paste and 'daun kesum'. Cover and let the ingredients to boil.

 Add the fish, and taste. If necessary, add salt or sugar. Again, cover and wait till the fish is cook.

Finally, add tomato and lady fingers, put the lid again and wait for about 3-4 minute.

And serve while hot with rice. 


I hope this entry will help you all . GOOD LUCK !!

Source : Picture ( Google Image )
Recipe ( 'Asam Pedas' Recipe )

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