Assam Fish (Garoupa) @ Asam Pedas Ikan Siakap

Ingredients

2 cloves 4 of garlic
3 stalks Lemongrass, 1
4 centimeters Lengkuas, ½ thick
5 centimeters Ginger, ½ thick
6 centimeters Turmeric, 2 ½ thick
7 Buah keras, 2
8 Red chilli, 2 (subjective)
1 teaspoon 9 . serbuk belacan Maggi (subjective)
10 tablespoons 3 cili giling (subjective)
11 tablespoons 2 asam jawa (subjective)
12 Daun kunyit, sliced half and folded (just for the look)
1 teaspoon 13 . Halba,
14 parts 1 garoupa, cleaned and sliced to 3
15 7 okra, sliced to halves
16 tablespoons 3 oil
17 cups 4 – 5 of water (subjective)
18 Salt& sugar to taste

Preparation

1
Blend ingredient 1 – 11 to pulp.
2
Heat oil in deep saucepan and cook the blended ingredients till fragrant
3
Add water and bring to boil, then add in the chili and tamarind (asam jawa) paste, followed by the belacan powder.
4
Add the fish and simmer for 5 – 10 minutes.
5
Add in the daun kunyit and halba, season with salt and sugar to taste.
6
When the fish is cooked, add okra and simmer for 2 – 3 minutes. Add more water to your preference.
7
Sometimes I add in brinjals, cut it 2 fingers thick

 



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One of the popular Malay dish in Malaysia, some say the best to be had is at Malacca.

Original post @ http://picnicbasketontherun.blogspot.com/2009/01/i-am-cooking-assam-fish-garoupa-asam.html

Yield:

6 pax

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Monday, January 17, 2011 - 9:57am

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