Saturday, October 12, 2013

Penang Mee Curry/Mee Kari Penang



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photo: Penang Mee Curry

Assalamualaikum and hi to my Readers,
Today's dish is called Penang Mee Curry, a very popular street hawker food originating; as the name indicates; from Penang. The dish requires patience to get the best gravy. Why not try this dish for the coming Eidul Adha, which is in a few days time.So here's the video.
Enjoy.

Masakan untuk hari ini ialah Mee Kari Penang. Makanan warung jalanan yang amat popular berasal dari Pulau Pinang. Cubalah hidangan ini di Eidul Adha nanti yang tidak beberapa hari lagi.



Recipe for/Resepi untuk:
Penang Mee Curry/Mee Kari Penang
Ingredients/Bahan:

A) Mee and toppings/Mee dan bahan hiasan

400gm yellow noodle/mee
400gm rice vermicilli/meehoon
1 cup/cawan bean sprouts/tauge
3 pcs/keping chicken breast/dada ayam (boil and shred to small pcs/rebus dan carik2kan)
2 cups/cawan cockles/kerang (boil and remove flesh/rebus dan ambil isinya)
2pcs/keping fish cake (blanch and cut to small pcs/celur dan hiris nipis)
1 cup/cawan prawns/udang (shelled and boil/buang kulit dan direbus)

B)chilly oil/sambal minyak
refer to video on chilly oil in the Beginners' page
rujuk video mengenai sambal berminyak didalam muka surat Beginners.

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photo: Chilly Oil

C)Chilly paste/Cili Kisar
20 pcs/biji dried red chillies/cili kering (boil/rebus)
3 pcs/biji fresh chillies/cili merah
1 tbs/sb shrimp paste/belacan
5 pcs/biji shallots/bawang kecil
Blend all with 1/4 cup of water

D) Spices/Rempah
2 tbs/sb coriander powder/serbuk ketumbar
2 pcs/batang lemon grass/serai (cut into small pcs and pound or grind/tumbuk atau kisar)
1 in galaghal/lengkuas (cut into small pcs and pound or grind/tumbuk atau kisar)
6 pcs/biji candle nut/buah keras (pound/tumbuk)
3 tbs/sb brown sugar/gula merah
1 tbs/sb salt/garam
Mix all spices into the chilli paste
Adun semua rempah kedalam cili kisar

1/2 cup/cawan oil/minyak
6 pcs/keping dried tofu/tofu kering
40 pcs/biki fish balls/bebola ikan
1 litre prawn stock/air rebusan udang
2 cups/cawan thick coconut milk/santan pekat
1/2 cup/cawan dried prawns/udang kering (soak in warm water and grind/rendam dlm air suam dan ditumbuk)
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photo: Penang Mee Cury Gravy

Method/Cara:

1) Heat oil fry the chilli mixture unti oil separates
Panaskan minyak dan tumis sehingga pecah minyak

2) Add the pounded dried shrimps,fry for half minute or so
Masukkan udang kering yg sudah ditumbuk tadi,dan tumis lagi sekejap sekadar setengah minit.

3) Add a little bit of the stock,stir and add in the sugar and salt.Stir.let the sugar dissolve.
Masukkan sedikit air rebusan udang,garam dan gula.Kacau sehingga gula hancur.

4) Now add a bit of the coconut milk and a bit more of the stock and let it boil.
Tambahkan sedikit lagi santan dan air rebusan udang dan biarkan menggelegak

5) When the gravy boils add a bit more of the coconut milk and the stock. Let it boils and keep repeating the process until all the 2 cups of coconut milk and 1 litre of stock are finished.In the process don't close the pot. Stir constantly.
Bila kuah menggelegak masukkan sedikit lagi santan dan air rebusan udang.Biarkan menggelegak.Ulangi proses ini sehingga habis kesemua 2 cawan santan dan 1 liter air rebusan udang.Kacau selalu dan jangan tutup periuk.

6) Add the fish ball and dried tofu.Let it boils.Taste the gravy for salt and sugar.Ready to serve.
Masukkan bebola ikan dan tofu kering.Biarkan menggelegak.Rasa masin dan manis kuah.Siap untuk dihidang.

Suggested servings/Cara Menghidang
1) Place noodles and bean sprouts in a bowl.Pour in the gravy.Garnish with cockles,shredded chicken,prawns and fish cake.Serve the chilly oil in a separate small bowl/plate.
Letak mee dan taugeh didlm mangkuk.Tuang kuah.Hias dengan ayam,kerang,fish cake dan udang.Letak sambal minyak didlm mangkuk kecil berasingan.

Bon appetit.

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Photo: Penang Mee Curry



Assalamualaikum and peace.

Umi

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