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Dec 14, 2011

Malaysian Coconut Milk Rice - MY Version

La Malasia Arroz con Coco de Leche ~

Ingredients for Coconut Rice:

Coconut Milk Rice
3 cups rice, preferably Bastmathi Rice
Water - as much as needed
2 tablespoons blended shallots & garlics
1 box coconut milk (I used Ayam Brand)
2 sliced ginger
1 lemon grass (knocked)
2 pandan leaves (screwpine leave), tied into a knot - optional
Salt to taste

To prepare:

Soak the Bastmahi rice for at least 1 hour... Wash rice several times until water runs quite clear... Put the rice in a pot, add milk, ginger, pandan leaves (optional), blended shallots & garlics and salt...  Add correct amount of water according to types of the rice... Cook as usual...

Sambal Sotong

Ingredients for sambal sotong (Squid sambal):
200g fresh squid (cut as you like)
1 large onion (sliced)
4 tablespoons blended shallots & garlics
1 teaspoons tamarind paste
4 tablespoons chilli paste (to taste)
1 inch belacan (dried shrimp paste)
Sugar & salt to taste
Vegetable oil as much as needed

To prepare:

To a saucepan or wok, add vegetable oil and wait until heat... add the blended shallots & garlics and chili paste...saute for 1-2 mins... After, add tamarind paste, sliced onions, belacan, sugar & salt to taste... cook until the gravy thickens (to a dark reddish brown color)... Lastly, add the squid, mix to combine and wait until the squid well-cooked... Remove from heat and ready to serve...

Garnishing:

2 Sunrise eggs
Sliced and peeled cucumber
1 cup of fried peanuts
1 cup of fried anchovies (ikan bilis)

Dish a serving portion of coconut milk rice onto a plate, a little of each garnishing, and some sambal sotong.... Now, it's ready to be eaten!

Sotong = Calamar

Adios!



11 comments:

fyzzeva81 said...

delicious..sedapnya tgk smbal sotong tuh...
dh la tgh lapar nih..:P

Sidratul Muntaha said...

xberapa lapo tgk nasi lemak sbb baru lepas makan..
nasi lemak..nasi lemak...
buat sendiri mgm berbaloi - baloi

~~*Lady Salwa*~~ said...

Rajin memasak...

**seronoknya dapat tengok negara orang... erm, ikut husband ke memang bertugas kat Peru??

klcitizen cikgunormah said...

saya suka fried calamar... :)

wahida said...

rajinnya masak...nampak sedap sgt sambal sotong tu...

ShimaSalleh said...

Waduh! waduh!

Marina Monroe said...

Alhamdulillah..dapat prepare nasi lemak kat sana.
Sambal sotong cantik dlm gambar, auntie pasti rase nya pun sedappp.

MaryaYusof said...

Lady Salwa: Ya, Saya mengikut hb bertugas ke sini ;)

IntaNBerliaN said...

sedapnya ns lemak tu... k la kan, sekurag2nya terubat jugak nk mkn msakan mlysia :-)

wan nurul hezrina said...

berite sedih..sejak sofia kena eczema..aku lupakan terus makanan laut..waaaaa kena pantang 2tahun lah..telur semua..waaa nanges

ILA HonEyBuNNy said...

fuhhhh...terliur tengok..
lagi2 sambal tu..hehe