Thursday, January 24, 2008

Ayam masak merah (chicken in red gravy)

also from my mum's recipe collection...sweet, hot and tasty!!!

1 chicken cut into pieces

4 tbsp tomato puree

1 cup processed peas

1/2 cup raisins

1/2 cup evaporated milk (i omit this one)

2 tomato cut into wedges

1/2 cup water

3 tbsp chilli paste

4 shallots

1 inch ginger

1 inch tumeric


salt and sugar

  • fry the chicken parts (half cooked), set aside

  • pound the shallots, garlic, tumeric, ginger and mix with the chilli paste

  • heat oil in pan and fry the pounded ingredients till fragrant

  • add in tomato puree, water and raisins, let boil

  • add in chicken, sugar and salt. add in the tomatoes last

  • add in evaporated milk (if you are using it), let simmer for a while. mix well and remove from heat


zaitgha said...

my version would be without the milk but with 1 teaspoon each of powder cumin, coriander and fennel....and a bit of chopped coriander leaves

my kids love this dishes too.....

drNO said...

this is my old time favourite.
my version pun sama dgn zaitgha. tp ur version tu pun yummy, penah gak buat...
lapar la...