Sunday 3 August 2014

Nasi Lemak by Sandra Kwan

Nasi Lemak
Coconut Rice in Rice Cooker
Serves 4

2 cup rice
380ml water
150ml fresh natural coconut milk (Heng Guan Brand)
1 stick lemongrass, bruised
4 pandan leaves, knotted
salt to taste
sugar to taste
1) Nasi Lemak
-Rinse the rice and drain well. Put the rice into the cooking rice pot. Add water, coconut milk,
salt, sugar and stir well. Add pandan leaves and lemongrass and ready to cook.
-Rice is cooked, loosen the rice and mix well before serving.
2) Chicken Drumstick
Ingredients A
8 pieces chicken drumsticks
Some salt to marinate drumsticks
Soy Bean oil (Excellent choice for deep frying)
Ingredients B
3 eggs
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon turmeric powder
3 tablespoon corn flour
7 tablespoon rice flour

Chicken Drumstick
-Wash drumsticks, pat dry with kitchen towels. Apply salt on the drumstick evenly and marinate for 1/2 hours.
-Mix ingredients B well together to form marinate and batter, set aside for 15 minutes.
-Heat oil in the pan (amount of oil enough for deep frying of drumstick).
-Dip the drumsticks into the mixture and coat them evenly to fry until golden brown.
 3) Sambal Prawn
15 prawns
1 red onion, halved and sliced
1/2 cup water
Salt to taste
Sugar to taste
Soy Bean Oil
1 tablespoon tamarind pulp (soaked with 60ml warm water and extract the juice)
Spice Paste
2 fresh red chilies
8 dried chilies
3 cloves garlic
10 cloves shallots
1 piece belacan (Shrimp paste)
Directions Sambal Prawn
-Remove prawn shells, leaving the tails intact, cut a slit at the back and remove
the veins. Rinse and drain well. Marinate the prawns with salt and set aside.
-Remove skin from shallots and garlic. Remove seeds from chilies and soak dried chilies till soft.  Combine all ingredients for spices together and blend well to form a paste.
-Heat oil in a pan and stir fry red onion till soft.
-Add spice paste and stir fry till fragrant.
-Add prawns, stir fry until the prawns are well mixed with spice paste.
-Add in the water, tamarind juice and continue simmer.
-Add salt and sugar to taste, stir well and turn off heat.

4) Anchovies and Peanuts
2 cup raw peanuts
2 cup dried anchovies
Soy Bean Oil
Directions Anchovies and Peanuts
-Rinse raw peanuts and anchovies, drain well completely.
-Heat oil in a pan. Add raw peanuts, stir fry till golden brown.
-Scoop the fried peanuts and place them on kitchen towel and drain well.
-Fry the dried anchovies till golden brown and crispy.
5) Garnish
4 banana leaves

4 hard boiled eggs (Cut into half)
1 cucumber (peeled and sliced)

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