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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

Monday, August 12, 2013

FRIED MACARONI WITH MINCED CHICKEN SAUCE



FRIED MACARONI

200 gm macaroni

5 tined button mushrooms,sliced

100 gm minced chicken ( I use ramly )

2 garlic,pounded

2 cm ginger,pounded

1 tomato,chopped

1 red chili,sliced,optional

2 tbsp oil

Seasoning

1/2 tsp sesame oil

1/4 tsp pepper

1/2 tsp sugar

1/2 tsp salt,or to taste

1 tsp chicken stock granules

5 tbsp tomato sauce

150 ml water or chicken stock

Garnishing

Some chopped spring onion


1. Bring some water to boil in a pot,add macaroni and a few drops of oil. Cook until macaroni turn soft. Drain and set aside.

2. Heat oil and add in the garlic, ginger  and red chili ( if use)fry until fragrant. Add minced chicken and stir fry until fragrant. Add mushroom and seasoning stir well. Bring to a boil then add in the Macaroni and tomato. Stir well

3. Toss and fry until well combined and sauce is reduced. Dish out and serve with a garnishing of chopped spring onion.




 

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