Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Salad Jakarta Style Recipe (Ketoprak Jakarta Recipe)

Salad Jakarta Style Recipe (Ketoprak Jakarta Recipe)

1 pc tofu
1/2 teaspoon of salt
2 tusk garlic, refined
150 ml water
4 pcs lontong, cut
120 gr beansprout, sobbed
100 gr vermicelli
2 tablespoon soysauce
2 tablespoon fried red onion
100 gr fried emping
Vegetable, Oil

200 gr nut, fried
5 pcs red small chilli
5 tusk garlic
1 teaspoon salt
100 gr brown coconut sugar
1,5 teaspoon air asam
350 ml water

Immerged tofu in salty water, garlic and water, fry, cut
Nut sauce : delicate red small chilli, garlic, nut, salt, brown coconut sugar, add water & air asam, stir well
Serve lontong, tofu, beansprout, vermicelli, nut sauce, add soy sauce, fried onion and emping

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Steamed Dumplings Bandung Style Recipe - (Siomay Recipe)

Steamed Dumplings Bandung Style Recipe - (Siomay Recipe)

3/4 lb ground chicken
1/2 lb ground shrimp
3 1/2 oz cornstarch
2 x garlic cloves mashed
1 tbl sesame oil
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp freshly-ground white pepper
1 x egg beaten

10 piece won ton skin
6 x soybean cakes - (2" by 2" by 1/2")
5 med potatoes
5 x buah bitter melon
5 piece cabbage leaves slice stem thin
5 x cucumbers

1/4 lb fried peanuts
2 oz fresh fried candlenut
2 x garlic cloves fried
2 x red chilies steamed
1 tbl vinegar
1/2 tbl salt
2 tbl sugar
1/2 cup water

Sweet soy sauce

Method :
Mix all the base ingredients to make a smooth base filling.
Dumplings: Trim the won ton skins to make them round. Place a portion of the filling in the center of a won ton skin. Take the won ton skin between the index finger and thumb, gather edges together to make a waist.
Soybean Cake and Potato: Cut in half and scrape a portion of the cake and potato side and fill it in with the filling.
Bitter Melon and Cucumber: Cut in 3 to 4 pieces. Scrape the seed portion and fill it in with the base filling.
Cabbage leaves: Dip the leaves into hot water for a few seconds. Fill with the base filling and roll up.
Steamed all of them until well done.
For the sauce: Grind all ingredients to form a paste. Then add water and stir well. If the sauce is thickened, add some more water.
To serve: Cut all steamed dumplings, potatoes, etc. into small pieces. Then pour the sauce on top and also add ketchup, sweet soy sauce and lime juice on top.
This recipe yields 4 to 6 servings.

Monday, August 24, 2009

Braised Banana in Coconut Milk Recipe (Kolak Pisang)

Braised Banana in Coconut Milk Recipe (Kolak Pisang)

1 pandan leaf (screwpine leaf)
2 big cubes of Gula Jawa (Javanese Palm Sugar)
1 can of Kolang-Kaling (Toddy Palm Fruit)
3 large cassava
15 bananas
5 large sweet potato
1 can of coconut milk, add 2 cup of water
1 1/2 cup of sugar
1/2 tsp of salt

Peel skin from sweet potato and cassava, wash clean, cut into small cubes, place in a boiling pan.
Peel the banana skin, make small cuts and place in the boilin pan along with sweet potato and cassava.
Cut half each kolang-kaling if desire, if not, leave it as its natural round, put into the boiling pan as well (without the water) .
Tie knot the screwpine leaf and add it into the pan.
Add sugar, salt, palm sugar, coconut milk, and the water into the pan .
Bring to boil everything inside the pan until cassava and sweet potato become tender, taste the soup if its sweet enough for you, turn off the stove.

Serve warm or cold as desired.
Usually its hard to fine Javanese Sugar (Gula Jawa) in Western countries even though Gula Java means Palm Sugar, yet it is differ from the Palm Sugar in the Western Market, however, you can use Palm Sugar, as desired. Gula Jawa is mostly used to make this dessert nice attractive brownish in color.
In some countries, Kolang-Kaling is well knows as Kolang Kaling/Buah Atap/Atap Seed/Kaong/Tropical Food/Toddy Palm Fruit.

Monday, July 27, 2009

Brisket in Black Nut Sauce Recipe (Rawon Recipe)

Brisket in Black Nut Sauce Recipe (Rawon Recipe)
Ingredients :
3 tablespoons Oil
1 stalk Lemon grass, bruised
3 Kaffir lime leaves
500 g Brisket, cut into 2 cm cubes
1 1/2 liters Water

Spice (ground)
2 Red chilies
3 Candlenuts, roasted or fried
1 teaspoon Coriander, roasted
1 teaspoon Chopped turmeric
1 tablespoon Chopped galangal
1/2 teaspoon Dried shrimp paste
4 cloves Garlic
8 Shallots
3-4 Black nuts, blanch the flesh, soak until tender and drain
1 teaspoon Tamarind

Directions :
Heat oil and fry ground spices, lemon grass and kaffir lime leaves until fragrant, then add brisket.
Sauté until the color changes, then add water.
Simmer over low heat until the brisket is tender and ground spices are absorbed.
Serve immediately.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Milkfish in Sweet Soy Sauce Recipe (Pindang Bandeng Bumbu Kecap Recipe)

Milkfish in Sweet Soy Sauce Recipe (Pindang Bandeng Bumbu Kecap Recipe)

Ingredients :
1 cm Turmeric
1 cm Ginger
2 cm Galangal
1 (700g) Milkfish
1 teaspoonTamarind juice
1/2 teaspoonSalt
500 cc Water
2 Salam leaves or bay leaves as substitute
1 stalk Lemon grass, bruised
3 tablespoons Sweet soy sauce
5 Unpeeled shallots, roasted, peeled, thinly sliced
3 cloves Unpeeled garlic, roasted, peeled, thinly sliced
1-2 tablespoons Tamarind juice
5 Carambolas, halved
10 Bird's eye chilies
2 Red chilies, cut into 2 cm pieces
Salt and brown sugar

Method :
Thread turmeric, ginger and galangal onto a skewer and grill.
Set aside.
Clean the fish, remove scales and cut off the fins and gills.
Cut into 4-5 pieces.
Rub with tamarind and salt and let it stand for 15 minutes.
Bring water to the boil, and add grilled turmeric, ginger and galangal, salam leaves, lemon grass, sweet soy sauce, shallots and garlic.
Add fish, tamarind juice, carambolas, chilies, salt and sugar.
Continue to cook over low heat until the spices are absorbed before serving.