Ayam Kalio

Kalio chicken

Hot and Tasty chicken in coconut sauce.

1 Chicken
16 Shallots
4 Cloves of Garlic
12 Red Peppers
4 cm Turmeric root
2 cm Ginger root
3 cm Galingale root
4 tsp Coriander
1 Coconut
2 Turmeric leaves
4 Kaffir Lime leaves
2 strands Lemon grass
salt to taste

Divide chicken into 8 pieces and set aside.
Grate the Coconut flesh and add to 1 ltr. of hot water and puree in your blender.
Chop Shallots, Garlic, Peppers, Turmeric, Ginger and Galingale and puree in blender.
Add this mix to the coconut milk and bring slowly to boil. Add the Chicken, Turmeric, Lime leaves and bruised Lemon grass and simmer for about 1 hour. Lift the lid from your pan for the last 15 min. of boiling. Remove the leaves and Lemon grass before serving.
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Soto madura

maduranese soup

80g Chicken; boiled and shredded
20g Cabbage; shredded
20g Carrot; shredded
12g Leek; shredded
10g Celery; chopped finev For
20ml Oil
12g Ginger
12g Onion
12g Garlic
4g Turmeric
A pinch of coriander powder
8g Candlenut paste; (may be substituted
; with a paste made
; from equal parts of
; cashewnut and
; charmagar)
Salt and pepper to taste
2 Cardamoms
4sm Slic laos; (or substitute
; ginger)
2 Stalks lemon grass
2 Lemon leaves
2 Salam leaves
2 Turmeric leaves
1¼ l Strong chicken stock
A small piece of nutmeg; crushed
1 1 1/2 cm pie cinnamon
1 Onion; sliced and fried
; (50 g)
1 Potato; sliced and fried
; (60 g)

THE PASTE FOR THE GARNISHING HEAT oil in a wok. Add about 50 g of the paste (as per recipe). Saut‚ with whole cardamom, laos (or ginger), lemon grass, lemon leaves, salam leaves, turmeric leaves (as per recipe). Add the strong chicken stock. Add nutmeg and cinnamon. Simmer for five minutes or till the soup no longer smells raw. Strain out the whole herbs and condiments. Season with salt and pepper. Add the boiled, shredded chicken. Serve hot, garnished with fried onion and fried sliced potato.
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Aromatic Chicken

Magadip is best cooked ahead so that the flavours permeate the chicken flesh making it even more delicious. A cool cucumber salad is a good accompaniment. Add a large piece of bruised ginger and a small onion to the chicken stock to ensure a good flavour.

1.5 kg (3 - 3 1/2 lb) chicken, cut in quarters, or 4 chicken quarters
5 ml (1 tsp) sugar
30 ml (2 tbsp) coriander seeds
10 ml (2 tsp) cumin seeds
6 whole cloves
2.5 ml (1/2 tsp) ground nutmeg
2.5 ml (1/2 tsp) ground turmeric
1 small onion
2.5 cm (1 in) fresh root ginger, peeled and sliced
300 ml (1/2 pint) 1 1/4 cups) chicken stock or water
salt and freshly ground black pepper
boiled rice and Deep-fried Onions, to serve

1. Cut each chicken quarter in half to obtain eight pieces. Place in a flameproof casserole, sprinkle with sugar and salt and toss together. This helps release the juices in the chicken. Use the backbone and any remaining carcass to make chicken stock for use later in the recipe, if you like.

2. Dry-fry the coriander, cumin and whole cloves until the spices give off a good aroma. Add the nutmeg and turmeric and heat briefly. Grind in a food processor or a pestle and mortar.

3. If using a processor, process the onion and ginger until finely chopped. Otherwise, finely chop the onion and ginger and pound to a paste with a pestle and mortar. Add the spices and stock or water and mix well.

4. Pour over the chicken in the flameproof casserole. Cover with a lid and cook over a gentle heat until the chicken pieces are really tender, about 45—50 minutes.

5. Serve portions of the chicken, with the sauce, on boiled rice, scattered with crisp Deep-fried Onions.
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Otak-Otak Bandeng

Stuffed Milkfish

1 whole bandeng (milkfish) or substitute sea bass or mackerel (about 700 g)
6 tbs. grated coconut, fried in a dry pan until golden brown and pounded till fine
100 ml thick coconut milk from � coconut
2 eggs, beaten
banana leaves, or substitute foil

2 tsp. coriander seeds
6 shallots
3 cloves garlic
4 candlenuts
1 cm fresh gangale (lengkuas)
2 tsp. sugar
salt to taste
Scale and gut the fish through the gills. Wash the fish inside and out and dry thoroughly with kitchen towel paper.
Carefully pound the fish with the flat of a large knife. Massage it hard all over in order to release the meat from the skin.
Remove the backbone of the fish but leave tail and head in place: bend the tail towards the head until you feel the bone snap. Carefully pull out the bone through the gill-opening. Take care not to break the skin anywhere.
Press out all the meat through the gill-opening by pressing the fish with a spoon from the tail-end towards the head.
Turn over the skin by pushing the tail towards the head. Remove the bones then push the tail back through the head opening. Flake the meat and fry in a dry pan for a few minutes, then remove all the tiny bones from the meat. Mix the meat with the grated coconut, coconut milk, beaten eggs and the pounded Spice-paste. Blend till smooth. The consistency should be like soft butter.
Put the stuffing back inside the fish through the gill-opening. Sew up the opening after stuffing the fish. Wrap in a banana leaf and secure the ends. Steam until done, approximately 15-20 minutes. Unwrap and grill over a barbecue or in the oven until brown before serving.

Note: Choose a freshly caught milkfish, because the skin would tear easily in a fish that has been lying around for a while.

Makes 3-4 servings.

source : kokkieblanda.nl
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Rempeyek Kacang

Rempeyek peanuts

A Indonesian peanut snack which is delicious as a snack with your aperative as well as a small accomplicement with your meal. It looks like a small thin "cookie" and is prepared much in the same way as American pancakes.

200 gr. Rice Flour
½ Tsp. Baking powder
250 ml. Coconut milk
½ Tsp. Coriander (ground)
½ Tsp. Salt
1 Clove Garlic (chopped)
Pinch of Cummin (ground)
Pinch of Turmeric (ground)
1 Candle Nut (grated)
100 gr. Raw Peanuts
Oil for frying

Mix the Rice flour with baking powder and coconut milk, then add Coriander, Cummin, Turmeric, Garlic and Candle nut. Mix well. Now add the slightly crushed Peanuts and Stir well. This will give you a slightly runny batter mix. Heat oil in shallow pan and fry batter by the tablespoon. drain on absorbent paper.

source : indochef
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Besengek Daging

besengek meat

Spicy Beef dish cooked in coconut milk.
Use a lean, whole cut of beef like "topside" or "silverside".

500 gr Beef.
1 onion.
1 teaspoon trassi.
1 red chilli pepper.
½ teaspoon black pepper.
1 teaspoon coriander (ground).
½ teaspoon turmeric.
30 ml tamarind water.
250 ml beef stock.
500 ml coconut milk.
2 teaspoons sugar.
salt to taste.
oil for frying.

Place the beef in enough water to cover the joint and boil until tender (about 1 hour). Remove from stock and slice after cooling. Chop the onions and fry with the trassi in the oil until soft. Add chilli, pepper, coriander, turmeric, tamarind, sugar and salt. saute for a further ½ minute then add the beef and stock. Cover pan and simmer for a further 5 minutes. Uncover pan and add the coconut milk. Continue cooking until the sauce thickens.
Can be served on its own with rice or as part of a "rijsttafel".
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Bakmi Goreng

Fried noodles

Fried egg noodles. Favourite Lunch or light Supper dish

350 gr. Medium Egg noodles
100 gr. Diced Pork Fillet
50 gr. Small Prawns
1 medium Onion
2 Cloves of Garlic
1 Carrot
1 Small Leek
2 tsp. Sambal ulek
1 tsp. Trassi (shrimp paste)
3 tbs. Kecap Manis
3 tbs. Oil
Pepper & Salt

Boil the noodles, using the instructions on the packet. Rinse and set aside.
Heat your wok and add the oil. Stir-fry the diced Onion and Garlic for 1 min. Add the meat, prawns, trassi and sambal ulek and fry for a further 3 min.Add the finely sliced carrots and leek and fry for 4 more min. Add the Noodles and Kecap Manis.
Use pepper and salt as needed and stir-fry for a further 4 min.
Serve hot. Delicious with Hot Peanut sauce.

source : indochef
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