1.5kg fish,you can use any kind of fish you like.
50 gm tamarind,soaked in 1/2 cup water and extract juice and strain.
21/2 cup water
2-3 stalk bunga kantan,sliced finely
10 stalk daun kesum ( polygonum leaves)
Salt and sugar to taste
1/2 cup oil
To blend into a paste
20 dry chili,remove seeds and soaked
2 cloves garlic
20 gm belacan
7 stalk serai
30 gm fresh turmeric root
1. Heat the oil and fry the blended ingredients until fragrant.
2. Add in the tamarind juice,water,bunga kantan (Keep some for garnishing ) dan daun kesum and bring to a slow boil.
3. Add in the fish,salt and sugar to taste. Simmer for 10 mins. Before serving Sprinkle with the garnishing.