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I was born and brought up in Kota Bahru,Kel,Malaysia From a very young age I was very interested in cooking. My sisters were all married by the time I was ten it fell on me to help my mother to do the household chores. Slowly I started cooking. After doing our household chores I go and help our neighbour Mok Wan who happened to be a kuih seller, helping her with the task of grinding rice, beating eggs, peeling onions and packing the kuihs usually fell on me for just 20 cents. Mok Wan was very good in making all those traditional Kelantanese kuih whicn are known for their variety and distinct taste. It was she who give me the best lessons in Malay culinary arts. It have been years since she passed away but her art of making kuih is still with me. It was my mother who gave me the lessons in Indian culinary arts, I helped her cook, learning all the time without realising it. Every time when I cook for my friends, the first thing they ask me is "Did you learn cooking?" Far from protesting vehemently that I was self-taught, I must admit I that I gained my knowledge of cooking partly from my family, partly from helping people who are masters of their arts and partly from cookery books.

About the cuisine

Our food is a delicious blend of flavours coming from the Malays,Chinese,India and indigenous communities living in Malaysia

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

SIMPLE EGG KURMA


SIMPLE EGG KURMA


6 eggs,boil and remove the skin

4 potatoes,peel and cut into wedges

2 carrot,peel and cut into pieces

2 tomato,cut into wedges

2 green chillis,sliced

20gm pudina leafs,chopped

20gm coriander leafs,chopped

100gm kurma powder,mix with water into a paste.

1 litre thick coconut milk

Salt and a little sugar for taste

(A)
1 big onion,sliced finely
2 stick cinnamon
2 star anise
4 cloves
4 cardamons
2 stalk kari leafs
3-4 tbsp oil

(B)
1 tbsp ginger paste
1 tbsp garlic paste

1. Heat the oil and add A fry till fragrant and the onion turn brown

2. Add B and a little water stir fry till the oil rise.

3. Add the kurma paste and stir fry till the oil rise,add the vegetables and eggs and the coconut milk stir well and let it boil.

4. Simmer over a low heat till the vegetables are cooked. Remove from the heat and serve with rice.
 

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