Sambal Balado


2 lbs beef round steak or boneless chuck
2 cups water
7 tbs peanut or corn oil
1 cup thinly sliced onions
10 cloves garlic, peeled and sliced thin
3 tbs red hot 'Sambal Oelek' chili paste (available at Oriental markets)
or use hot chili sauce
Salt to taste
1 cup cubed ripe tomatoes


1. Place beef in water in a 4-quart pot. Bring to a boil, then reduce
heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes. Discard water and cool beef
until it can be handled. Slice beef as thin as possible, then cut
into 2-inch squares. Let drain in a colander for about 10 minutes
before drying with paper towels.

2. Heat 4 tbs. oil in a 12-inch skillet set over medium-high heat.
Add beef slices and fry for 5 minutes, or until beef is brown and
dry. Remove and set aside.

3. Heat remaining 3 tbs. oil in same skillet. Fry onions and garlic
for 3 minutes. Add chili paste, salt and tomatoes. Cook for 5 mins.
more. Add beef anf stir-fry for 5 mins to coat slices and
distribute flavors.

4. Serve immediately with rice (to reduce spiciness) and a cucumber/
vinegar salad.

Serve 4 as a main dish or 8 as a side dish.


Recipe by Amy Gorsica (Mrs. Cloud) in the Plain Dealer, 8/15/1993.
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Es Cendol

Cendol is very nice ice mixed

Ingredients: (6 servings)
One pack (12 oz.) of frozen "BANH LOT" (available at oriental store)
One can of coconut milk, preferrably one made for dessert
1/4 lb. of Coconut sugar or "Gula Jawa" (brownish colored)
Ice cubes
Cold Water

1. Thaw the 'Banh Lot' in cold water, rinse once or twice afterwards

2. Boil the coconut milk with coconut sugar until they are completely
mixed together

3. In an individual serving glass (or dessert bowl), put in:
- 3 to 4 tbs. of Banh Lot
- 4-5 tbs of the mixing of coconut milk and coconut sugar
- add cold water (1 tbs) and ice cubes (can be crushed, if wanted)

4. Serve immediately, more of the ingredients can be added to taste.


Banh Lot is a Vitnamese food (but I found it taste similar to
the 'cendol' of Indonesian. It is a frozen product, hence found in
the freezer section. In the US, it is made by "Sincere Orient Foods Co."
in El Monte, Calif.

The coconut milk & coconut sugar can also be found at Oriental markets.

resource : internet
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Juice Alpokat

avocado juice

Ingredients & Directions

5 T Sugar

5 T ;Water

2 Avocado, med

1/2 c Milk, cold

1 c Chocolate milk
Ice; crushed

Make simple syrup by combine sugar and water in small saucepan over medium- high heat. Stir until clear. Remove from heat and let cool. Spoon out avocado pulp and place in blender. Add syrup and blend to mix, then add cold milk and blend. Divide between 2 tall glasses. Top each serving with

1/2 cup chocolate milk (to form separate layer) and crushed ice.
per Shelley Rodgers

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Yellow Rice

Nasi kuning

* Exported from MasterCook *

Serving Size : 4 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Rice

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
-------- ------------ --------------------------------
1/4 c Freshly Grated Coconut Or
-Desiccated Coconut
3 c Water
1 t Tumeric
1/4 ts Salt
1 Bouillon Cube
2/3 c Water
2 1/2 c Long Grain Rice
Strips Of Red Pepper
Thin Slices Of Cucumber
Fried Onion Rings
Strips Of Flat Omelette
-(Recipe Below)

Soak the coconut in the 3/4 litre of water overnight. Strain the water
from the coconut; bring to a boil. Add the tumeric, salt and stock cube,
dissolved in 2/3 Cup of water. Add the rice to the liquid and cook slowly
until all the liquid has been absorbed. If the rice is not cooked, add
more liquid and continue cooking, slowly, until done. Decorate with the
pepper, onion rings, cucumber and omelette strips.


Heat the oil in a small frying pan. Beat the eggs and add the salt and
pepper. Cover the bottom of the pan with a thin layer of egg. Cook slowly
for 2 to 3 minutes. Turn out onto a warm plate and keep it warm. Continue
to cook until all of the egg mixture is used up. When done cut each
omelette into 1/4-inch strips and use for a garnish.

From How To Cook Good Curries by Helen Lawson Copyright 1973

source : recipesource
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