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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, November 12, 2016

BANANA STEM FRIED WITH COCONUT



BANANA STEM FRIED WITH COCONUT

500 gm banana stem,cut into small cubes

¾ cup grated white coconut

30 gm dry prawns,soaked and pounded coarsely,optional

1 tsp sugar

Salt to taste

2 medium size onion,finely sliced

4 garlic,chopped

4 dry chilles, cut into pieces

1 tsp mustard seeds

1 tsp ulutham paruppu

3 stalk curry leafs

4 tbsp oil

1.    Heat the oil and add in mustard seeds and ulutham paruppu fry then add in the dry chilie,onion,garlic and curry leafs fry till the onion turn light brown.

2.    Add in the dry prawns and mix well let t fry. Then add in the banan stem and ½ cup water fry till the water dries. Add in the sugar and coconut mix well and taste before you add in the salt. Fry well and remove from the heat.
 




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