What is a daun kesum? What is a buah keras?
- From: "Pangkor" <Daqtaoge@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: 15 Jul 2006 09:10:32 -0700
Ingredients (serves 5)
1 kg cooked laksa noodles - drained
200 g cooked skinless chicken breast - shredded
2 pieces fish cake - sliced
300 g beansprouts - boiled
4 pieces taupok - sliced
1 cucumber - peeled and shredded
Daun kesum - washed and finely shredded
1 Litre low fat milk
1 cup water
1 1/2 dsp unsaturated oil
(A) Grind into paste
30 dried chillies
10 small onions
12 buah keras
2 stalks daun kesum
(B) Grind coarsely
1 cup dried prawns - soaked
1/2 dsp belachan (shrimp paste) - roasted
Nutrient Analysis (per serving)
Calories 717 kcal
Total Fat 17 g
Saturated Fat 5 g
Cholesterol 59 mg
Dietary Fibre 7 g
Sodium 843 mg
Heat oil and fry ingredients (A) until fragrant. Add ingredients (B)
and fry for 1 to 2 minutes.
Add water and taupok and simmer gently for 10 minutes.
Stir in milk and cook over low heat for another 5 minutes.
Pour gravy over laksa noodles and serve with beansprouts, shredded
chicken and fish cake. Add daun kesum and cucumber as desired.
Soak dried prawns for at least 15 minutes and rinse to remove some of
To prevent milk and yoghurt from curdling, bring to boil over low heat.
Recipe Courtesy of Ms Wong Siew Fong