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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

Saturday, October 19, 2013



2 cup semolina,roasted

41/2 cups water

140 gm sugar,or to your taste

120 gm ghee

10 cardamom,remove skin and powdered

100 gm cashewnuts,fried in ghee

100 gm raisins

Yellow food colouring

Salt to taste

1. Bring water to boil in a pan. When water is boiling add in the sugar,salt,cardamon powder and food colouring stir well.

2. Slowly add in semolina little by little stirring constantly so that there will no lumps.

3. Add in the ghee,raisin and cashewnuts stir well until it became thick. Remove from the heat and
pour in a tray press it. Let it to cool before cutting into pieces.


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