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Friday, 25 May 2018

Nasi lemak Bunga Telang

Assalamualaikum and hello.I'm actually lazy to even blogged but at same time kesian tengok my page hanging...well if I really have time or mostly rajin I'll do it. Mostly share everything on Instagram which is super easy...

So on my recent project work etc...my friend brought this flower/bunga for me..for me to experiment on my projects that coming up Insha'Allah.. my friend have a tree that never stop growing and she barely don't know what to do with it...So, I decided to make this.



I only take a palm of my hand and boil it to get that colour. You can also soak it but the colour would be very much light. I have done the soak version I wasn't that fond with the colour. I really love this one. Its Just perfect..and I use basmati..



Basic ingredients needed to prepare Nasi Lemak; Lemongrass/Serai, onion, ginger, anise seed, cinnamon stick, cardamom pods,  dried chili, peanuts, anchovies, hard boiled egg, cucumber, basmati, coconut milk/santan

ingredients:

3 cups uncooked rice
1 stalk lemongrass, smashed
pandan leaf, tied 
2 tbsp fenugreek seed
2 medium onion, sliced
4 cloves of garlic, sliced
2 inch ginger, chopped
1 cup of thick coconut milk 
1 cinnamon stick
1 cardamom pods
2-3 cloves
2 anise seed

I would suggest you to mix your thick coconut into the blue pea extract. So your rice won't be watery or squishy. 

Preparing the coconut rice:

Just like cooking normal  rice in rice cooker, rinse your rice and drain. Add the coconut milk+blue pea extract, fenugreek, lemongrass, onion, garlic, ginger a pinch of salt, and some water. Add the pandan leaves into the rice and cook your rice.

Dried anchovies sambal:

1 cup dried chilis (washed, rinse)
5 cloves of garlic
3 medium onions
1 teaspoon of belacan (prawn paste)
1 inch ginger
1/4 teaspoon of salt
2 tablespoon of sugar
1 cup of dried anchovies (washed, rinsed) 
Tamarind pulp, small size 


Other ingredients:
Fried anchovies
Hard boiled egg
Cucumber
fried chicken

Monday, 19 March 2018

Chicken Briyani





My family loves briyani...I love briyani..something that I'll prepare every time I have guest coming over.

Sunday, 18 February 2018

Kacang Pol

long overdue post hehe...been wanting to share this but I just so tired or busy or just don't feel like blogging..
anyway its one of my favourite..its a long lists of favourite food...😜

Everytime I balik Johor, I mesti find Kacang pol..but recently I make it at home with hubby. All this while, I thought it was a hard dish to make lol...its was so so so easy..you can make ahead and freeze it and eat next day or next week...

Sunday, 28 January 2018

Air fryer - Chicken rolls

So, this week I got my hands on my new kitchen appliance Air Fryer bought my from lazada. I never thought of getting myself ones because of I wonder how does it taste something that you fry doesn't use oil. It sound impossible right?! 😁


So, yesterday I decided to give it a try. I fried my chicken rolls in the air fryer and I have to says that it turn out perfectly beautiful. As for first timer; the product is very easy to use, simple instruction easy, good quality and price is very reasonable.I highly recommended this brand. πŸ‘


As you can see the picture above this is what I make from the air fryer. Chicken rolls with vegetables filling inside & I air fried my pumpkin too! It was totally scrumptious. As you can see the chicken
below as its very juicy and succulent.πŸ˜‹πŸ˜‹πŸ˜‹


Recipe 

Serve 5 pax 

 Air fried Mini Chicken Rolls

This is one of my favourite dish. Perfect during the weekends. plus delicious filling. 


2 boneless chicken breast halves
2 tbsp Italian herbs
2 potatoes, boiled & mshed
1 stalk of celery, chopped 
half carrot chopped
6-12 basil leaves depending on size
salt and pepper to taste


Instructions
  1. Turn on the air fryer heat it for 2 minutes. 
  2. Flatten the chicken breasts using a meat mallet to pound them until they are about 1/4 inch to 1/2 inch in thickness.
  3. Mixed the mashed potato, chopped carrot, celery, Italian herbs together.  Carefully roll up the breasts and secure with thin rope/toothpick. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Add the chicken in the fryer and cook it for 25-30 mins until just slightly golden brown. 
  5. Once the fryer ring check your chicken to make sure its cook through. If  some side are not cooked you can add extra 15 mins to cook it.  
  6. Remove chicken from fryer onto a cutting board, discard rope and wait about 15 minutes before slicing.



If you plan to make this do share with me. 😍





Monday, 15 January 2018

Red velvet smoothies

Happy new year everyone!

This year is all about eat well, eat right, eat healthy and so on! πŸ˜‹

I started my new year with so many kind of food that goes right into my body without knowing or know how much unhealthy stuff especially on carbonate drinks..I finally stop when I stumbled upon this clean+lean plan. Not that I'm getting myself to lose weight or nothing...you know we all sometimes have that one naughty tummy that just doesn't want go away right?! yes this year I wanted to get rid of that. πŸ™…πŸ™…

Thursday, 28 December 2017

Italian bread

Woke up to the smell of fresh loaf.😍
My late Mum, used to make it like almost weekly fresh loaf, so many types. We always look forward to it.
Last night after our trip to planetarium and jumanji. When we pass by the bakery shop Abraham said rindu bread tok umi. Mama buat lah. Yes, of course we all missed her food, love etc..so instead buying gardenia. I asks abraham nk bread apa? Dia replied mcm tok umi punya.πŸ˜‚..
Umi klu bake bread mmg unique sbb dia hardly make white loaf. She always make healthy loaf like oats, rye, flaxseed, carrot etc etc...
I still have to learn more in making it. But for now I'm really enjoying this Italian herbs bread. The crust is slightly tough but in the inside its soooo soft! 



I found this recipe on pinterest. its actually very delicious and i love the taste of it and it goes perfectly with peanut butter. 

Ingredients
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 package yeast (rapid-rise recommended)
1 tsp sugar
1¼ cups warm water
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1½ tsp garlic salt
1 tsp dried oregano
1 tsp dried basil
2 tsp Italian seasoning
1 tsp dried parsley

Instructions

In a large bowl, combine the olive oil with water, yeast and salt. Let it sit for five minutes. Mix the herbs and sugar into the flour.
Stir in the flour mixture until the dough is stiff enough to knead. Add the flour a little bit at a time. Three cups flour is an approximate amount, your exact amount may vary. slightly
Knead the dough until it is smooth and elastic–just a few minutes.
Place dough in a greased bowl; cover and let rise until the dough has doubled. (about 45 minutes)
Form the dough into an oval free-form style loaf and place on greased baking sheet. (Dust baking sheet with flour first if desired and make slits in the top of the loaf for a nice finish when done.) Place immediately in a 375ΒΊ F oven. Do not preheat the oven, the bread will rise some more as your oven heats up. Bake for 30-40 minutes.
Note: if you use fresh herbs, triple the amounts shown in the ingredient list




Friday, 1 December 2017

Ikan Kicap


I've been cooking all her favorite dish lately. I miss her..this dish is a very simple dish..doesn't take much of your time. 

Plus for busy working parents this would be perfect dish for weeknight meals. Simple yet appetizing. ❤❤

Thursday, 30 November 2017

Dinner rolls

Sometimes I don't know where to even start..and I admit that I lost the touch writing blog for awhile. My mum she loves to write about anything..and I always sit next to here talking about so many blogs that we both enjoyed. Those are the things I'll miss doing with my mum. I wasn't ready to lose her though. πŸ˜”

But for thing for sure I'm glad I was her daughter, taught us so many things in life, to always be humble and kind with everyone and one thing I know she loves to cook and invite family & friends over for great meal.

Thursday, 26 October 2017

Oreo Custard Crumb Pie


I make this simple delicious crumb pie for my Iftar today. Wasn't my idea until around 4pm I wanted to eat something sweet and light. This is definitely my very own recipe..why because I just use whatever ingredients I have in the kitchen and somehow this turn out so so yummy! And first time seeing my kids really eat their strawberries! 

Wednesday, 25 October 2017

Exploring Penang

Exploring Penang for two days; it was actually a lot to learn. I love to travel and been travelling with whole family ever since we have kids. Plus two weeks have been rough lately. My best friend ( husband) made the decision that I needed that trip on my own without him and kids. So, I can refresh myself all over again. Getting ideas etc...

I followed my sister, she travel for work. I travel to explore Penang alone. 

From the Penang Airport you can Uber/Grab to travel around. The moment we reached Penang..My sister took me to Bayan Lepas Market where you can have your breakfast. 

variety of food to choose. I tried the mee bandung..its was so so..its sweet don't like it much I'm sure you can get somewhere taste better but I love the Ang Tau Kah ( Red Bean Ice Blended) my first time actually having it but its super delicious! I was fascinated by the taste because never thought of such drink was existed! 


As i was looking through the internet for the recipe! I found out from another page where you can get this in Sg. Petani seems to be the best ones! Ang Tau Kah...but I still gotta try make this delicious drink! super filling and creamy! totally worth to try...  verdict is 5 stars!


Getting to the hotel is just 10 mins away. We arrived safe and sound. Click on the link given we stayed one night at  Olive Tree Hotel  better price!




Thursday, 6 July 2017

Mutton Varuval


Finally I'm able to share this hit dish! One of my family favourite dish and I serve this dish during raya open house because everyone is having same meal in every open house. So usually in my house open house will be having briyani johor, chicken briyani gravy johorian style too. Because myself is Johorian. And this mutton varuval is always available during raya. 

I usually will asks the butcher to cut the meat to bite size for easier work. So, I don't have to come home and do all this extra work.



Mutton Varuval recipe:


1kg Mutton (preferably boneless) cut bite size.
2 big Onion, sliced
10 Dry Red Chillies
2 tbsp Ginger-Garlic paste
3 tbsp. Crushed Black Pepper
2 tbsp Cumin Powder
2 tsp Salt (adjust to taste)
1 1/2 cup Water
1/2 cup Oil



Method:

1. Clean the mutton throughly with tumeric to remove the excess smell (3 times). Drain water, set aside.

2.  Add the oil. Once the wok started to warm up add the sliced onions. Tear the red chilies and add them too. Add in curry leaves too.  2 or 3  spring of curry leaves.

3. Sauteed the onion until it brings out the fragrant and slightly brown. Add in the ginger and mix it well.

4. Add in the pepper, cumin and salt to the mutton and combine well.

5.  Add in the mutton into the wok and cook together and add the water. Cover the wok with a lid to let it cook for 10 minutes. To soften the meat.

6. Let it cook until the gravy thickens to an almost dry consistency. Serve with warm rice, raita and pair with papadom would be a perfect dish! walla..



Nasi lemak Bunga Telang

Assalamualaikum and hello.I'm actually lazy to even blogged but at same time kesian tengok my page hanging...well if I really have time ...