Tuesday, September 14, 2010

paprika chicken stew

this recipe was modified from chef norzailina...it was so delicious!

2 tbsp olive oil
1 onion, chopped
3 garlics, chopped
1 tsp chilli powder
3 tbsp paprika
1 chicken, cut into pieces
400ml water
1 can chopped tomatoes
2 sticks celery, sliced
2 tbsp flour
1 small tub sour cream
salt, sugar to taste

  • heat the oil in a large saucepan. fry the onion, garlic, chilli powder, paprika till fragrant and translucent
  • add in water, then chicken. cook for about 30 min.
  • add in tomatoes and celery.
  • mix well a little bit of the gravy with flour, then transfer back to the pan. add in the cream.
  • simmer till a bit thicken
  • serve with rice, bread or pasta.

mee rebus chef wan

i tried the recipe from asian food channel..this recipe was featured in Best Wan!....a real mouth-watering, lip-smacking dish!...

recipe is available here:

try it!

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

dates and lemon cookies

Jihan helped me to bake this cookies

120g butter
30g castor sugar
1 tsp vanilla essence
1 egg yolk

1 tsp lemon zest
100g dates, seeded and cut into small pieces
30g coconut flakes

50g ground almond
150g flour

egg yolk for brushing the top
  • mix well A
  • add in B and C and mix well until becomes a dough
  • roll flat and cut into desired shape
  • brush some egg yolk on top
  • bake in preheated oven 160 degrees for 10-15 min

butter prawn

i tried out this recipe from kak jun's blog...absolutely lip-smacking..!

600g prawn
1 tsp sugar
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
1 tsp sesame oil

3 tbsp corn flour
1 tbsp fish curry powder

3 egg yolk
1 tbsp evaporated milk
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
2 tbsp butter

1 garlic, chopped
cili padi, sliced
curry leaves
2 tbsp butter

1 tbsp oyster suace
1/2 tbsp sugar
1/4 tsp black pepper

  • clean the prawn, drain and wipe with kitchen towel
  • marinate prawn with A for 10 min
  • mix well B and add in the prawn, coat the prawn well with flour. deep fry the prawn till golden. set aside
  • heat butter in pan. whisk well C. add in C to the heated pan and keep on whisking inside the pan to get a crispy fried egg crumbs. remove
  • heat the remaining butter. add in D. add in prawn and seasoning. mix well. lastly add in the fried egg crumbs. mix well

almond coffee cookies

nestum-based cookies...the tinge of coffee makes it so addicted...!

1 cup sifted self-raising flour
1 1/2 cup nestum
1 1/2 cup ground almond
200g butter
150g caster sugar
1 egg
2 tbsp nescafe mixed with 2 tbsp hot water
100 1000's for decoration

  • sift flour, stir in nestum and almond. set aside
  • cream butter and sugar. add egg and nescafe mixture
  • fold in flour
  • shape into small ball and place on lightly greased tray. flatten dough decorate
  • bake in preheated oven 180 degrees celcius for 10-15 min