Wednesday, 17 June 2015

Laksa with Indian Kitchen Ingredients....

Laksa with Indian Kitchen Ingredients....

Laksa paste
Ingredients 
8 small dried Red chillies 
2 tbsp Dried Shrimp 
1 Onion chopped 
1 tbsp finely chopped ginger
3 Garlic cloves chopped
2 Lemongrass stalks chopped
8 Almond chopped
2 tsp Coriander leaves 
1 tsp Cumin seeds
1 tsp Turmeric paste
Method
To make laksa paste, place chillies and dry shrimp in two separate bowls and cover both with enough boiling water to cover. Leave for 20 minutes or until softened. Drain well, then process with remaining ingredients in a food processor to a smooth paste.


Laksa 
Ingredients
3 tbsp Oil
2 cups Chicken stock
1 tbsp grated Palm Jaggary
Salt to taste
12 Prawns
1/2 cup Chicken pieces
2 cups Coconut Milk
1/2 cup Soya Chunks boiled and fried
1/2 cup Beansprouts
1 packet Rice noodles 
1 Onion sliced and fried  

Granishing
Lime wedges, to serve
2 Boiled Egg sliced 
2 tbsp Chopped Green Chilies 
2 tbsp Fried Onions 
2 tbsp Mint leaves 
1 tbs Coriander leaves
Method 
Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add laksa paste and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes. Add stock and sugar. Stir to combine, then bring to a simmer. Add chicken and simmer till the chicken is cooked. Add prawns and cook for 2 minutes. Add coconut milk soya chunks and beansprouts. Stir gently to combine, then bring almost to a simmer. Reduce heat to low and cook for 2 minutes. Meanwhile, place noodles in a large bowl. Pour over enough boiling water to cover the noodles. Then stand for 2 minutes or until soft. Drain the noodles. Take a bowl, then add laksa in a bowl. Add noodles. Add fried onions, green chillies, coriander leaves and mint leaves. Serve immediately with lime wedges and boiled egg slices.