Friday, September 28, 2007

Hari Raya Special 2

Well.. after a few days i thought that we should come out with something new for our taste buds

THe special of the day would be ayam masak merah with nasi tomato

This dish is quite famous not only among the malay population

but it is also favoured by most Malaysians..

i have come across this recipe that is simple and easy to prepare


INgredients for gravy

chicken (1 whole chicken into 10 pieces cut)
lemongrass 2 sticks
Onions 400grams
Garlic 50g
Star anise 2 nos
Cinnamon 2 sticks
Clove 5-6 nos
Cardammon 2 nos
Tomatopaste 300grams
Chilly boh 400grams
CHilly sauce 200grams
Tomato sauce 100grams
evaporated milk 1/2 can

Pre fried the chicken pieces and leave aside

  1. Blend the lemongrass, onion and garlic into paste.
  2. saute the paste together with the star anise, cinnamon, clove and cardommon until fragrant.
  3. add in the chilly boh and tomato paste and cook until a layer of oil appears on the top.
  4. next, add in the tomato and chilly sauce and stir until well mixed.
  5. Finally, add in the evaporated milk and season with sugar and salt up to taste.
  6. add in the chicken( add in the pre-fried chicken) and cook for at least 15 minutes by leaving to simmer.

Tomato rice


Rice 500grams
tomato paste 300grams
tomato sauce 100grams
pandan leaf 1 nos
sugar 150grams
salt to taste
cinnamon stick 1 stick
water enough to cover rice
butter 50grams

  1. wash the rice
  2. saute the tomato paste and tomato sauce together with rice and add in the cinnamon.
  3. put rice into rice cooker together with the rest of the ingredients with the water the same proportion as the rice.
  4. leave to cook... while waiting for the rice to cook remember to make a cool glass of lemonade to relax...


1 comment:

Annabel said...

Alamak! you say not spicy... but...

Chilly boh 400grams
Chilly sauce 200grams

I see until hin hin already! Lucky my mum told me to mix chilly powder to make chilly boh... if I very hard working and pound my own chilly to make it I think whole week still cannot finish pounding!

Thanks for this recipe. I luurve Masak Merah. Will try it out soon. especially nice to get these spicy recipes with winter closing in. mmmmh~~~