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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 17, 2015



500 gm chicken,cut into pieces,mix with a little turmeric and salt and keep aside for ½ hour.

2 big potatoes,cut into cubes

2 tomato,cut into wedges

41/2 cup (250ml cup) thin coconut milk or water

60 gm meat curry powder

2 tbsp chili powder

1 tsp garam masala,if you have

2 tbsp ginger paste

2 tbsp garlic paste

Salt to taste

 A few Coriander leaves,chopped

For tempering

3-4 tbsp oil

2 stick cinnamon

2 star anise

2 stalk curry leaves

8 small onions,finely sliced

1.     Heat a Pan with oil and add in the tempering ingredients and mix well. Fry till the onion turn light brown.

2.     Addin the ginger and garlic paste fry till the raw smell disappear. Add in the curry powder,chilie powder and the garam masala powder and mix well add in a little water and mix well fry till the oil rise.

3.     Add in the chicken,potatoes and the tomato mix well and pour in the water or coconut milk mix well and let this cames to a boil and cook till the potatoes and the chicken are well cooked. Taste and add in the salt if needed. Add in the coriander leaves and remove from the heat.


  1. Thanks for the recipe sir. Definitely will try this weekend

  2. you are welcome...just wanted to know you are Malaysian or indian ??