Selasa, 23 Desember 2008

ok to post this time, we will learn to create basic ingredients, actually too late. but nothing, not of the same once.
we start with the basic ingredients

  • 25 shallots, peeled and chopped
  • 12 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
  • 7 large red chilies, seeded and chopped
  • 2 inches laos, peeled and chopped
  • 2 inches kencur root, peeled and chopped
  • 4 inches fresh turmeric, peeled and chopped
  • 1 Tbs., coriander seeds
  • 6 candlenuts
  • 2 tsp. dried shrimp paste
  • ½ tsp. black peppercorns
  • 1 pinch fresh grated nutmeg
  • 3 cloves
  • 4 Tbs. vegetable oil

  • Some people use a food processor and some use a stone mortar or pestle to blend all the ingredients of these pastes. If you are using a mortar, always grind the dry spices first and then add the hardest ingredients such as laos and kencur, before adding shallots, chilies, and other soft ingredients. If you are using a food processor, blend the dry spices, then add all other ingredients, except oil.
  • Heat oil in a wok or a skillet, add the blended ingredients and cook over high heat, stirring frequently, for approximately 5 minutes until the paste turns golden. Cool before using.

Makes 2 cups.

Helpful hints: These basic pastes can be stored in a refrigerator for up to a week. However, it is always better to have pastes fresh before preparing a dish.

Selasa, 16 Desember 2008

Zucchini Squash Soup

  • ¼ cup thin-sliced fresh semihot chilies
  • ¼ cup thin-sliced onion
  • 1 clove garlic, sliced thin
  • 2 tablespoons peanut or corn oil
  • 1 salam leaf
  • 1 piece of laos
  • ¼ cup dried shrimp, cooked in ½ cup water for ten minutes
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 pound zucchini squash, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • Heat oil in a wok over medium high heat.
  • Stir fry the chili, onion and garlic in the oil for two minutes. Add the salam and laos. Add the shrimp in its water and all the other ingredients. Cook for about ten minutes, or until the flavors are distributed and the squash has softened.
  • This dish is better eaten with Lontong (Rice Rolls) or plain rice.

Makes 6 servings, with other dishes.

Kalasan Fried Chicken

Kalasan is one of the sub-district in Sleman regency in Yogyakarta. Located in the eastern city of Yogyakarta and Prambanan Adisucipto airport. Kalasan known as the chicken fries are very tasty. In addition, there are also ancient temples such as Temple and the Temple Kalasan Sari. Kalasan have fried chicken cooked with because of the uniqueness of coconut milk that tastes very good. Ayamnya from the type of local or called as a village and chicken cooked in full. Kalasan fried chicken can be enjoyed in many places in Indonesia and in various other countries. If you visit Yogyakarta, should not forget to try the fried chicken is cooked Kalasan traditionally by the author Kalasan in the region, especially near the Sari temple. The price is not expensive and you can enjoy it with sambal chicken, and Kalasan drink fresh fruit.
  • ½ part of chicken. non broiler (1 piece of thigh & 1 piece of breast)
  • 4 shallots
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 Tbs. palm sugar
  • 2 lt. coconut water
  • salt and pepper to taste cooking oil as needed
  • Grind shallots and garlic until fine.
  • Dissolves palm sugar in 1 Tbs. of water.
  • Boil the chicken and the spices in coconut water, give salt and pepper to taste, then cook the chicken (close the pot) until the coconut water dries up.
  • Leak through the chicken, then fry until brown enough.
  • Ready to serve.

Makes 3-4 servings.

Chicken in Aromatic Nut Sauce

Roast Chicken is typical cuisine, which is usually presented to the family event. but in restaurants now provide many of roast chicken.
roast chicken has the typical characteristics, from how to cook them, until the ingredients to become a delicious cuisine.
This is a prescription under the broiler, please try on.
  • 10 candlenuts, crushed
  • ¾ cup thin-sliced shallots
  • 3 cloves garlic, sliced
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons coriander
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon shrimp (sauce) paste
  • 2½ cups coconut milk
  • One whole 3½-pound chicken, split open and flattened out
  • 5 pieces of jeruk purut, or 5 square inches of lemon peel
  • 3 salam leaves (Indian bay leaves)
  • 3 pieces of laos (galanggal)
  • Blend the candlenut, shallots, garlic, cumin, coriander, sugar, salt, shrimp paste and ½ cup of the coconut milk to a smooth paste.
  • Broil the chicken for five minutes on each side.
  • Put the spice paste in a wok or large frying pan, and add the balance of the coconut milk, the jeruk purut, salam and laos. Bring to a boil, add the chicken and cook in the sauce for twenty minutes, basting frequently. When done, the sauce will have almost completely evaporated.
  • Return the chicken, skin side up, and the balance of tile sauce to the broiler and broil for ten minutes, or until the chicken is brown and crispy. Serve hot.
Makes 6 servings, with other dishes.

Kamis, 13 November 2008

Mixed Vegetables with Peanut Sauce Dressing (Gado - Gado)

Mixed Vegetables with Peanut Sauce Dressing (Gado-Gado) is one food that comes from Indonesia in the form of vegetables boiled and mixed so one, with spices or peanut sauce from the mashed along with sliced egg and spread on top of fried onion. Few emping fried or crackers (there are also using prawn crackers) also added.

Miscellaneous it can be eaten as salad with spices / peanut sauce, but can also be eaten with white rice or sometimes also presented with lontong (rice roll).

  • 3 large potatoes
  • 8 oz fresh bean sprouts
  • 1 lb. green string beans
  • 3 carrots
  • ½ small cabbage
  • 1 green cucumber
  • 3 hard-boiled eggs
  • Peanut sauce
  • Boil potatoes, peel and cut in slices.
  • Wash bean sprouts and pinch the brown tail off if preferred. Pour boiling water over bean sprouts, then rinse under cold tap. Drain well.
  • Cut green string beans in diagonal size or bite-size lengths and cook in lightly salted boiling water until just tender. Drain well. Beans should still be crisped to bite.
  • Scrub carrots and cut into thin strips, cook until tender. Drain well.
  • Slice cabbage and discard the center stem. Wash it out in boiling salted water for a minute or two, until it's tender but not limp. Drain and refresh it under cold water.
  • Peel cucumber skin and slice thin.
  • Slice the hard-boiled eggs into flower like.
  • Put all the vegetables in a large platter with each type of vegetables in each own section and serve cold accompanied by warm peanut sauce, which is poured over individual serving.
  • Ready made Peanut sauce can be bought at Asian Supermarket. You only need to add water to it. Or you can make peanut sauce from scratch.

Makes 6-8 servings.

Rabu, 05 November 2008

Braised Chicken in Coconut Milk

Braised Chicken in Coconut Milk dishes that are always there when the show or the Feast of Eid ul-Fitr, usually Braised Chicken in Coconut Milk always there with the head as rice.
  • One whole 3½-pound chicken
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ¼ cup thin-sliced onion
  • 1 clove garlic, sliced thin
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon coriander
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 kemiri nuts, crushed
  • 1 slice ginger-about 1 teaspoon
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon peanut or corn oil
  • 1 teaspoon tamarind, dissolved in 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 piece of laos
  • 1 piece of jeruk purut, or 1 square inch of lemon peel
  • Cut the chicken into eight pieces, discard the loose skin and fat and rub the pieces with the lemon juice. Broil for five minutes, turn the pieces over and broil for five minutes more. The chicken will be partially cooked and firm.
  • In a blender, prepare a smooth sauce of the onion, garlic, turmeric, coriander, cumin, kemiri nuts, ginger, pepper and ½ cup of the coconut milk.
  • Heat the oil in a saucepan or wok, and pour the sauce. Stir fry for two minutes; then add the balance of the coconut milk, the tamarind liquid, salt, sugar, salam, laos and jeruk purut (lemon peel). Add the pieces of precooked chicken, and bring to a boil over medium heat. Cook for five minutes, basting frequently; then continue to cook for twenty minutes more. The liquid will have reduced to a rather thick sauce, and the chicken will be tender but still firm.

Makes 6 servings, with other dishes.

Selasa, 04 November 2008

Stir Fried Mushroom

Mold is a plant that does not have chlorophyll, so be heterotrof, the type of cells: cell eukarotik. Mold is uniseluler and multiseluler. Body consisting of thread, called hifa, hifa can form a woven ramify called miselium. Reproduction of mushroom, there is a way vegetative some way generative.

The fungus also can be in consumption and also that there can not be in consumption, is one of mushroom.

Poting in this time I will make oseng-oseng mushrooms.

  • 3 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, finely sliced
  • 1-2 red / green, thinly sliced diagonally
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • ½ kg of fresh mushroom according to taste
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. paste
  • 1 tsp tamarind, which has been reconstitution in 1 tbsp water
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 piece of lengkuas

  1. Heat oil in the fire are red onion and stir fry until white and yellow and fragrant.
  2. Enter all other material and then mixed evenly and cook for about 3 minutes and up mellow.
  3. Serve while warm.

For 4 people