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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, May 29, 2012



6 hard boil eggs
4 potatoes,remove skin and cut into wedges
2 carrots,remove skin and sliced into pieces.
2 tomatoes,cut into wedges.

20gm pudina leafs,chopped
20gm coriander leafs,chopped

90gm kurma powder,mix with a little water and make into a paste
1.litre coconut milk
Salt to taste and a bit of sugar.

For tempering(A)

1 big onion,finely sliced
2-3 green or red chillis,sliced
2 stick cinnamon
2 star anise
4 cloves
4 cardamons
3-4 tbsp oil
1 tbsp ginger paste
1 tbsp garlic paste

1. Heat the oil and add A fry until fragrant. Add in B and a little water fry until oil rise.
2. Add in the kurma paste and stir fry until oil rise. Add in all the vegetables and the coconut milk add the salt and sugar.
3. Let it boil and simmer over a low heat until the vegetables are cook. Add the eggs and remove from the heat.
NOTE: You can add a little lime juice if you like.

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