Sate Kambing (Lamb Satay)

 

Ingredients:

  • 500g Lamb meat, cut dice
  • 1 shallot
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 3 tbs sweet soy sauce

Sauce :

  • 5 hot chilli, sliced (or as much as you want)
  • 1 shallot, thinly sliced
  • 5 tbs sweet soy sauce
  • 1 tomato, cut into dice shape

 

Methods:

  1. Marinate lamb meat using grounded ingredients. Let it for about 2 hrs or better overnight.
  2. Pin dice lamb into skewer and grilled in the oven or put on the bbq.
  3. For the sauce: Mixed all sauce ingredients.
  4. Finishing : Put satay on the plate and pour sauce on the top. You can eat it with warm steam rice.

 

Rawon based on Sajian Sedap Recipe

 

 

I made Rawon before, you can find the recipe here. As this food is my family favorite, i often made it especially on the weekend. Even though my mom recipe is one of the best that i ever tried, but i always love to try another recipe. This time i tried one from Sajian Sedap website. Let’s just work it out.

RAWON

Source : Sajian Sedap 

Ingredients :
500 gr beef
2.000 ml air
5 kaffir lime leaves
2 lemongrass, take only white part
1 green onion
4 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper
2 1/2 tsp sugar
2 tbs canola oil

Grounded Ingredients:
1 shallot
3 cloves garlic
100 gr kluak
1 tsp turmeric powder
4 candlenuts

 

Methods :

  1. Put beef  with 2000ml water in a pan. Let it boiled.
  2. Stir fry grounded ingredients, kaffir lime leaves and lemongrass until the fragrant come out. Add green onion. Mixed well. Then add to beef stock.
  3. Add salt, pepper and sugar. Cook with low heat until meat tender and the ingredients absorbed.
  4. Ready to serve with warm rice, salted egg, prawn crackers, dried shallot and sambal.

 

IDFB Challenge #15: Sapo Tahu

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Being missed lots of idfb challenge recently, now i said to myself not to miss again this time. With a wok, knife and a good will (feel like i want to make war in the kitchen, lol) i browse some information about peranakan culinary. It’s quite difficult to find out the list of the food, but basically it’s about food that would be acculturation between chinese and indonesian culture. Because when you said peranakan, people would think about chinese people that married to indonesian than people would call their kids peranakan. They usually maintained their culture partially despite their native language gradually disappearing a few generations after settlement. Peranakan or Nonya cuisine combines chinese and other influences into a unique blend.The result of blending Chinese ingredients with various distinct spices and cooking techniques used by the Indonesian community. This gives rise to Peranakan interpretations of Indonesian food that is similarly tangy, aromatic, spicy and herbal. And because of the acculturation itself, they change some ingredients like arak or something that moslem couldn’t use with something else that is halal.

For other reference about peranakan cuisine, just go here.

Me and my family love going to chinese restaurant, sapo tahu is one of our favorite food. It’s actually kind of simple but powerful food for me. So this time i cooked sapo tahu which i know as one of peranakan cuisine.

 

 

Sapo Tahu Preps

 

Here is the recipe :

 

sapo tahu

 

Enjoy the food…..

sapo tahu

And for those who wants to participate in this challenge, just enter your submission through this link.

Rawon

Rawon

 

What is Rawon?

Rawon or Nasi Rawon/Rawon Rice (when served with rice) is a strong rich tasting traditional Indonesian beef black soup. It uses black nuts/keluak (Pangeum edule, fruits of kepayang tree) as the main spice which gives the strong nutty flavor and dark color to the soup. wikipedia

Rawon originally comes from Jawa Timur, one of province in Indonesia. My ancestor are from Jawa Timur that;s why i know this kind of food but unfortunatelly i never made it from scratch. Even though my mom always made this kind of soup at home and people love my mom’s rawon but i never care about the recipe until i live abroad, far from my hometown. Since I live in Perth 3 years ago, i started to realize how important to preserve my traditional food, besides i love indonesian food too much…lol. So now, let’s just try made rawon from the scratch. This time i tried recipe from mba Rachmah blog.

Rawon

Source : Kedai Rachmah

Ingredients:

1/2 kg beef

1 lemongrass
6 kaffir lime leaves
1 cm galangal
2 tbs tamarind juice
100 gr bean sprout
Grounded ingredients :
6 cloves shallot
5 cloves garlic
2 red chilli
1/2 tsp coriander seed
1/4 tsp pepper
1/2 tsp cumin seed
1 tsp turmeric
1,5 cm Kencur
1 tsp belacan
8 bh Kluwak/black nuts (you can find it in asian store)
sugar and salt to taste

4 tbs canola oil

Method :
  1. Heat oil in the pan
  2. Stir fry all the grounded ingredients with lemon grass, kaffir lime leaves and galangal until the fragrant come out.
  3. Add tamarind, mixed well.
  4. Increase the heat then add beef meat, cook until meat change colour and then add water.
  5. Cook until beef tender.
  6. Ready to serve with fried shallot, bean sprout, salted egg, crackers and sambal terasi.

 

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At the end…..the recipe still not the same with my mom recipe but still yummyyyyy….but still i want to make my mom’s rawon so next time should call her and try to make her version of rawon…….

Rawon2

 

Sambal Goreng Ati

It’s one of Indonesian traditional food. My husband favorite 🙂 I think it suitable food for following Indonesia Food Party event from Bonita’s.

Ingredients:

2 potatoes, cut into small dice cube.

300 gr chicken/beef liver, cut into small pieces.

2 cm galangal

2 bay leaves

2 sdm sweet soy sauce

salt, palm sugar and sugar

200 ml coconut milk

100 ml water

Ground:

4 cloves shallots

5 cloves garlics

9 red chili

Methods:

1. Heat the pan. Put grounded ingredient, galangal, bay leaves, lemon grass and stir fry until the flavor come out.

2. Fried potatoes and chicken liver.
3.  Put the fried potatoes and chicken liver into the pan. Cook for about 10 minutes then pour coconut milk, bring to boil.

4. Pour the water into the pan, and let it dried.

5. Ready to serve.

Note:

-Serve with warm rice.

-You can skip the coconut milk if you like, some people do that.

-You can add some hot chili if you want the taste more spicy.

Tahu Bacem

Tofu (?? t?fu or bean curd?)[3] is a food made by coagulating soy milk and then pressing the resulting curds into soft white blocks. It is part of East Asian and Southeast Asian cuisine such as ChineseJapaneseKoreanIndonesianVietnamese,[4] and others.[5] There are many different varieties of tofu, including fresh tofu and tofu that has been processed in some way. Tofu has a subtle flavor and can be used in savory and sweet dishes. It is often seasoned or marinated to suit the dish.

Tofu is thought to have originated in ancient China,[6] but its precise origins are debated. Chinese legend ascribes its invention to prince Liu An (Chinese: ?? Liú ?n, 179–122 BC). Tofu and its production technique were introduced into Korea and then Japan[7][8][9] during the Nara period. It also spread into other parts of East Asia as well.[10] This spread likely coincided with the spread of Buddhism because it is an important source of protein in the vegetarian diet of East Asian Buddhism.[7] Li Shizhen in the Ming Dynasty described a method of making tofu in Bencao Gangmu.[11]

Tofu has a low calorie count, relatively large amounts of protein, and little fat. It is high in iron and, depending on the coagulant used in manufacturing, may also be high in calciumand/or magnesium.

*taken from Wikipedia : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tofu*

Tofu or It’s called tahu in my country is one of traditional food from Java. Tahu bacem is a kind of food that has sweet and tasty flavor. You can eat it as side dish or just as finger food. Bacem means marinated with the ingredients and boiled it with small water in low/medium heat until the water is set.

Ingredients:

4 pieces tofu

700 ml young coconut water

100 gr palm or coconut sugar

4 cloves of shallot

3 cloves of garlic

3 candlenuts

3 tbs coriander seed

3 cm galangal

2 tbs tamarind, mixed with water and use the juice

4 bay leaves

oil for frying or you can grilled it.

 

Method:

1. Ground shallot, garlic, coriander, candlenut and gallangal until smooth (i put all of them in the food processor).

2. Heat a small amount of oil in a fry pan. Put the grounded ingredients into it until the flavor comes out and then put the tofu and young coconut oil.

3. Bring to boiled. Then reduce the heat. Cooked until the water is run out. Set aside.

4. Fried it or grilled on the BBQ.

5. Ready to eat