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Sunday, 4 November 2012

Ikan Keli Bakar dengan Air Asam Mangga-Grilled Catfish with Mango Sour Gravy

Many Chinese people won't use this fish to cook.Normally they will use it to boil soup.Black bean and Catfish soup.For me i love this fish very much.It very sweet and less bone.Deep-fry it also yummy.
This is my 1st time grill this fish.

Air Asam Mangga(Mango Sour Gravy)

Here is the recipe :

Recipe source : Book entitled Cita Rasa Malaysia-Kedah by Chef Habibi

( A )
6 catfishs
3tbsp turmeric powder
salt for taste
some tamarind (asam jawa)-mix with some water

( B )-Mango Sour Gravy
5pcs red chilli
10pcs chilli api
1 cup tamarind water (air asam jawa)
1 large onion
some belacan
salt and sugar for taste
mango (chopped)

I using charcoal to grill the fish.You also can use oven to grill it.


  1. Clean the fish and soak it into tamarind water.Then wash it again and add in salt and turmeric powder.
  2. Grill it over charcoal until cooked.
  3. Set aside.
Mango Sour Gravy
  1. Blend belacan,red chilli and half of chilli api with tamarind water.
  2. Then add in salt and sugar for taste.
  3. Finely chopped chilli api and onion.Mix it with blended chilli and add in chopped mango.
  4. Pour into a bowl and serve with grilled fish.
  5. Garnish with calamansi.

Easy and yummy grilled fish.Must try.

I am submitting this post to Malaysian Food Fest,Kedah and Perlis month 

Saturday, 3 November 2012

Laksa Kedah

This is my 1st dish for Perlis and Kedah month.Super yummy laksa.This laksa is very different from other laksa.It like Penang Asam Laksa.Sour and spicy.

Here is the recipe :

Ingredients :
Recipe source : Reizanie's Recipe Collections

1kg mackerel
6 pcs tamarind
1 packet dry mee laksa ( you can buy it at supermarket)-soak it and boil it until soft
1 bunch of laksa leaves
3 stem ginger flower-sliced ​​4
sugar and salt for taste

Blend it together

4 large onion
4 Red Onions
15 dried chillies (soaked for a while)
6 red chilli
4cm Shrimp paste

Raw ingredients ( bahan ulam)

3 cucumber (thinly sliced ​​lengthwise)
3 large onions (Sliced ​​Thin)
1 bunch of leaves Selom or Ulam Raja (Sliced ​​Thin)-if both also can not find,replace it with lettuce.i omit it.
5 large eggs (boiled)
3 calamansi
5 chilli Padi or Red Chillies (cut into small pieces)


  1. Clean and wash the fish.Boil the fish with 3 pcs of tamarind until the fish is cook.Drain up the fish and set aside. Filters the fish broth.
  2. Separate the fish meat from bone.
  3. Then put back the fish meat and blended ingredients into the broth.
  4. Boil for awhile.If too thick add in some water.
  5. Add in ginger flowers,tamarind and laksa leaves.Boil until fragrant.
  6. Then add in sugar and salt.Taste it.
  7. Turn off the hear and set aside.
  1. Put in cooked mee laksa into a large bowl.Add in the raw ingredients (bahan ulam).
  2. Pour in the fish broth.
  3. Serve it hot.

I am submitting this post to Malaysian Food Fest,Kedah and Perlis month