Monday, December 15, 2008

'Aidiladha Goodies

Blooms in the balcony garden

The blue sky

Ketupat pulut (glutinous rice cakes), usually served with rendang and/or serunding.

Ketupat pulut originates in the northern states of Malaysia. Ketupat pulut is par
cooked glutinous rice in coconut milk, wrapped with palm leaves in a triangular shape & then boiled. The texture is sticky. Some would add groundnuts for extra bite & flavour or use black glutinous rice.

Rendang
is spicy chicken or beef curry cooked with shallots, onions, chillies, lemongrass, galangal & coconut milk.


Serunding
is spicy chicken/beef/fish floss fried with shallots, chillies, spices & grated coconut.


Rendang ayam cili padi (Dry chicken rendang, Negeri Sembilan style)

Rendang ayam utara (Northernstyle chicken rendang)

Rendang daging utara (Northernstyle beef rendang)

My grandma's sacrificed 'Aidiladha lamb meat on the grill

Daging masak hitam (spiced beef), cooked by a friend's grandparent. Finger licking good!

4 comments:

Joseph Pulikotil said...

Hi :)

You really had a fantastic feast.

I am jealous of you or should I say green with envy?

Marvellous, mouth watering preparations!

The photos are great also.

Have a wonderful day :)

Tyrande said...

I never knew that tok made grilled lamb that day!!!! Bummer!!!

SkyJuice said...

Thank you, Joseph. I'd be happy to have a bite of future home–cooked dishes on your behalf.

Enjoy your weekend! :-)

SkyJuice said...

Tyrande, that's too bad. You were away on an island and other peeps here were busy enjoying your lamb portion. ;-)