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Nasi Kerabu Meal Set

Nasi Kerabu: Malaysian Mixed Herbs Blue Rice

Nasi Kerabu Malaysia is a type of mixed rice, in which it has a blue colour and eaten with fish, chicken, beef, crackers, salads and/or pickles. The blue colour of Nasi Kerabu comes from the petals of Clitoria ternatea (butterfly-pea) flowers or bunga telang. Due to its popularity in the east coast states of Peninsular Malaysia such as Kelantan and Terengganu, Nasi Kerabu …

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Serunding Kelapa Ikan & Ulam-Ulaman

Serunding Kelapa Ikan & Ulam-Ulaman

Serunding Kelapa Ikan or Sambal Kelapa Ikan and Ulam-ulaman are two Malaysian dishes to company Nasi Kerabu or any other Nasi set. The flavour of toasted coconut (kelapa) and fish is teased me to not snack it as it is. When we mix Serunding Kelapa Ikan and Ulam-ulaman, they remind me of Urab or Urap-urap …

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Solok Lada Malaysian Stuffed Chili Peppers

Solok Lada: Malaysian Stuffed Chili Peppers

Solok Lada is a flavourful stuffed green chili peppers with fish meat which I enjoy especially to company Nasi Kerabu (Mixed Hebs Blue Rice). If any Malaysians read this, please let me know if I do the right way to make Solok Lada. Similarity ingredients between Malaysian and Indonesian cooking is very common due to …

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Ayam Percik: Malaysian (Kelatanese) Spiced Chicken

Ayam Percik: Malaysian Spiced Chicken

Ayam Percik is originating from the Northern state of Kelantan, Malaysia. The flavourful chicken is a result of spices marinade and basting with a rich coconut gravy prior to grill. The spices that Kelantanese uses for Ayam Percik is quite simple. Malaysia and Indonesia are neighbourhood countries. We share similar cultures and language root. However, as …

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Apom or Appam Recipe (Indian Fermented Rice Pancake)

There are plenty Indian foods that became a part of Malaysian cuisine. One of them is apom or appam. To share you this variety of Indian Fermented Rice Pancake, I have Ribbon and Circus who owns beautiful blog with surely mouth-drooling pictures. I always want my guest post has a childhood memory of the food. …

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Kuih Spera Recipe (Malaysian Curry Puff with Coconut Filling)

Kuih Spera or as Lisa from Lemony Kitchen explained it’s similar to curry puff but with coconut filling. For Indonesians Curry Puff is pretty much a buddy of Pastel or Jalakote. When I approached Lisa to be my first Malaysian guest post I simply wanted something that has a root to her background. Seeing Lisa’s …

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Durian Pancake – Guest Post at Asian in America

Durian Pancake  is a popular dessert in 3 Southeast Asian countries, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore.   I don’t know why it’s called Pancake while the shape is similar to Crêpe that is filled and fold like an envelope. The Indonesian dark coffee (kopi tubruk) would be perfect to company this dessert. I had Betty before …

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Srikaya Jam Recipe (Coconut and Eggs Jam)

Srikaya jam is one of traditional flavour jams that I’ve known when I grew up in Indonesia.  North Sumatra where most my paternal extended family live and they often sent or brought us some goodies when they visited my family who live in Java.  Those goodies were mostly things that were not common to be …

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Pulut Panggang

Pulut Udang Medan Recipe (Medan Shrimp Rolls)

When the Javanese adores lemper and the Manadonese loves lalampa, Medan has pulut udang. For those who know about Nyonya or Peranakan food will recognize this pulut udang.  Medan is very famous with its pulut udang.  Just like in Malaysia and Singapore, Medan (located on Sumatra island) calls sticky rice as pulut.  Since I grew …

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Pacri Nanas Recipe (Malay Spiced Pineapple)

Pacri nanas recipe was posted on my blog before in 2007, but I decided to renew it as well as the picture. It means I took down my old post. Pacri Nanas is a Malay dish that is popular in Indonesia (West Kalimantan and Sumatra such as Riau island and Medan) and Malaysia.  Malay or …

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