Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Homemade chicken sausages

Hello...I am going to write this recipe in Bahasa Malaysia as requested by some of my friends.

300g ayam cincang (boleh guna mana2 daging)
1 biji  bawang besar, di parut halus
1 biji putih telur
3 sudu besar tepung sagu
1 sudu besar lada hitam
sedikit gula
garam secukup rasa

1. Campurkan semua bahan. Gaul rata.
2. Dengan menggunakan plastik aiskrim, isi daging ke dalam nya.
3. Padatkan dan ikat. Jangan terlalu panjang. (sila lihat contohnya). Kemudian, cucuk di sekeliling plastik tadi menggunakan toothpick (supaya mudah utk menanggalkan nya nanti).
4. Kukus menggunakan api sederhana. Jangan guna api terlalu besar. Kukus sehingga masak.
5. Bila sudah masak, keluarkan dan sejukkan sedikit.
6. Gunting plastik dan keluarkan perlahan-lahan. Ketepikan.
7. Panaskan kuali non-stick dan cairkan 2-3 sudu mentega atau marjerin, ikut suka.
8. Goreng sosej tadi dengan api sederhana.
 9. Jangan guna teknik deep frying kerana sosej akan menjadi berminyak.

Senangkan...(hopefully my BM is ok)...sila lah mencuba!

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Fried Chicken with Orange Sauce

My son really loves Lemon Chicken. He likes the sweet and the smell of the chicken. So I have an idea. Instead of using lemon, I used orange as the sauce. I did not use fresh orange juice. This is an easy dish and you'll love the taste.

300 g chicken breast, sliced 
salt to taste

Coating for the chicken:
3 tbsp flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp soda bicarbonate
1 egg
1 tbsp of water
pepper/black pepper

3 tbsp butter
3 tbsp orange cordial ( I use Cosway Mandarin Orange )
2 tbsp water

For the chicken: (Deep fry)
1. Sift the flour together with baking powder and soda.
2. Lightly beat the egg and mix with water.
3. Heat oil.
4. Dip chicken pieces into the egg mixture and roll them in the flour. Fry.
5. Set aside.

The sauce:
1. Heat pan and melt butter. Add a little oil. 
2. Add in the orange cordial and mix well. Add some water. (If the cordial you are using is not thick, you can add some cornflour+water)
3. Add the chicken and mix well. 
4. Ready to be served!

Selamat mencuba!!

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Fried Mushroom in Buttermilk

Hey...I'm back...I've been quite busy with marking exam papers and concentrating more on my Form Five students lately...and yes, I did not really cook like usual.hehe...anyway, last week, my sister-in-law had a birthday party for her son at a chinese restaurant nearby. One of the dishes is the fried mushroom..I enjoyed the food very much and in my mind I kept guessing the ingredients. So in this recipe of mine, well, it is  quite similar with the restaurant's except that mine using curry leaves..here is the recipe:

white mushrooms (I like to cut them into smaller pieces,well, it's up to u)
3 tbsp rice flour
3 tbsp corn flour
salt and pepper to taste
2 tbsp oil
warm water

Buttermilk sauce:
2 tbsp of butter
a little oil
2 tbsp of condensed milk + 3 tbsp of water

1. Mix all the flour and pour warm water. Mix evenly.
2. Add oil. Mix.
3. Add salt and pepper.
4. Make sure the batter is thin and not too thick.
5. Dip the mushroom into the batter and deep-fried.
6. Set aside.
7. Next, melt butter with little oil,so ur butter will not burnt. (use low heat)
8. Add curry leaves and fry.
9. Then, add the milk mixture and stir well.
10. Add mushroom and mix well. No heat.
11. Keep mixing it well.
12. Serve hot.

It is easy to make and my son, surprisingly loves this dish. He didn't even notice the mushroom!
Try this recipe and you'll love it!

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Baked Potatoes with Cheese and Crab Meat

Sorry for not updating...well, all I just can say is that a teacher's life is getting busier lately.
However, my love for cooking is always there. This recipe is our family's favourite. It's easy to make and it's fast too.

5-6 potatoes, washed
1 can crab meat (you can substitute with other ingredients like crab sticks, chopped bacon, sausages,etc.)
1 small packet of milk
1 egg
grated cheddar cheese
salt and pepper to taste

1. Boil the potatoes. Let them cool and peel off the skin. Cut into 4. Set aside.
(Preheat oven 150 C)
2. In a bowl, lightly beat the egg.
3. Add in milk. Add salt and pepper.
4. Pour the mixture into potatoes. Mix well.
5. Pour into a baking dish, spread grated cheddar cheese.
6. Bake, 150 celcius for 30 minutes.

This is your best choice for a healthy lunch or dinner. Enjoy!

Pyramid Cheese Cake

Thanks to my sister Angela, this cake has been our family's favourite for years now. It's easy to make and this cheese cake does not need to be baked.Just simply put it in the fridge overnight. Here is the recipe:

250 g Philadelphia cream cheese
125 g buttercup (don't use other butter, this butter suits the cheese well)- room temperature
2 small cans of Nestle Reduced Cream
1 cup of sugar
2 packets of marie biscuits (use the small types,preferably the Cap Ayam Biskut Marie)
3 tbsps sweetened condensed milk, mix with 1 glass of warm water

1. Cream the cheese and butter together. Mix well. (use mixer)
2. Add in sugar, beat well.
3. Next, add in the reduced cream and beat until creamy. Set aside.
4. Get your baking pan, cover with aluminium foil. (so it will be easy for you to lift the cake later)
5. First layer, around 2 -3 scoops of the cream cheese mixture.
6. Then, dip the marie biscuits in the warm milk (not too long) and arrange them on top of the first layer. For the next layer, cover the biscuits with cream cheese mixture( not too thick).
7. Keep continuing to layer the mixture and the biscuits (don't forget to dip the biscuits).
8. Cover and chill it overnight.

It really tastes good if you eat it when it's cold.
Don't forget to try making this cake for Aidilfitri. Enjoy!

To all my muslim friends, Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri, Maaf Zahir dan Batin!

Monday, May 9, 2011

Blended Orange Cake

Simple, fast and super easy!

1 orange
1 cup of sugar
1 cup oil
3 eggs
2 cups all-purpose flour, sifted together with
1 tbsp baking powder

1. Slice the orange into half. Remove the seeds and the white strips at the centre of the orange.
2. Cut the orange into small size, yes, with the rind. (Don't worry, the cake would never taste bitter)
3. Blend together orange, sugar, oil and eggs until smooth.
4. Pour the mixture into a bowl and add the flour. Mix well.
5. Pour the mixture into greased pan.
6. Bake in a preheated oven, 150 celcius for 40 minutes.
* You can add 1 tsp grated orange zest

Saturday, April 23, 2011

Japanese Tofu with Minced Meat

Very easy..no fuss!
3 packets of egg tofu, sliced
5 tbsp rice flour
2 shallots, thinly sliced
2 pips of garlic, finely chopped
1 small bowl of minced meat
2 tbsp of corn flour, mix with 5 tbsp of water
salt, pepper to taste

1. Dust the tofu with rice flour.
2. Deep fried, set aside.
3. Heat oil and fry shallots and garlic.
4. Add in minced meat. Stir well.
5. Add in salt,pepper and corn flour.
6. Stir well.
7. Pour the minced meat over the fried tofu.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Ikan Tenggiri Masak Lemak (Spanish Mackerel Cooked in Coconut Milk)

My boys love this dish. My masak lemak is a mild version.

5 shallots and garlic,u can put more if u like
4 red chilies
2 green chilies
2 bird eye chilies
1 piece turmeric, you can use turmeric powder (1/2 tsp)
1 stalk lemon grass

Blend all the ingredients.

5 pieces of ikan tenggiri (spanish mackerels)
2 cups of thick coconut milk
1 cup of water
2 tsp of tamarind juice
turmeric leaf,thinly sliced
salt, sugar to taste

1. Saute the blended ingredients.
2. Add some water and let it simmer for a while.
3. Then, add coconut milk. Cover.
4. Let it boil for a while and add the fish.
5. Add salt and sugar. Cover.
6. Lastly, add turmeric leaf and serve with hot rice.

Besides using the fish, you can almost 'masak lemak' quite every thing. You can try chicken, pumpkin, salted fish, tapioca leaves, shoots and some even use cabbages as well as bean sprouts too.
Try the recipe, it's so easy to make especially for a busy person like me..:)

Monday, March 21, 2011

Fried Homemade Chicken Tofu

Hey, sorry for not updating..I've been very lazy and busy lately. Anyway, last Saturday I made this delicious and crispy Chicken Tofu.

300 g (1 block) of soft tofu (the one that cost RM1.20 per piece,well,here in Kch)- mashed
100g minced chicken, blended
100g prawns, shelled and blend
2 eggs
2 tbsp corn flour
1/2 carrot, chopped
3 dried mushroom, soaked in warm water and sliced thinly
salt, pepper

For frying:
corn flour

1. Mix all the ingredients.
2. Steam for 20 minutes.
3. Let cool before you cut them into large pieces..it's up to you actually. (make sure the tofu is cold enough,if not it will break)
4. Coat the sliced tofu with corn flour and fry.
5. Don't forget to make the delicious dip - mayo + sweetened milk.

It's easy, right? and yes...delicious too!!

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Butter Prawns

This is one of Malaysians' favourite. I've been trying to find out how the chefs in my favourite seafood restaurant prepare this dish. After hard work of googling and youtubeing (I like that sound), I found this one simple dish and easy to make Butter Prawns.
7-8 big prawns, deep fried, drained
1 egg yolk,beat
2 tbsp of butter (I used Planta, and it smells great!)
curry leaves
2 tbsp of evaporated milk
garlic, chillies, chopped finely
salt, sugar to taste

To make the egg floss:
1. Melt the butter and add a little cooking oil
2. Keep stirring, until the butter melt
3. As you are stirring, add the egg yolk and keep stirring. You will see the yolk turns into fine floss.
4. Drain. Leave aside.
5. Next, heat 1 tbsp of butter and a little oil.
6. Fry the garlic, chillies and curry leaves.
7. Then, add in prawns and mix well.
8. Add in evaporated milk, not too many or else the prawns will become soggy and watery.
9. Add in salt and sugar. Mix well.
10. Put the prawns on a plate and sprinkle them with egg floss.

Monday, February 7, 2011

Brownies Lava Cake

This is a lovely cake with great taste of chocolates! I love the taste especially when it's cold..so keep the cake in the fridge and you'll love it!

150 g flour, sifted
5 eggs
2 egg yolks
120 g caster sugar
1 tsp of ovalette
2 tsp corn flour
50 g cocoa powder, sifted
200 g butter
220 g milk chocolate ( I use Cadbury's)
150 g dark chocolate, chopped (this is the filling)

1. Heat up ur steamer.
2. Melt butter and milk chocolate. Let cool.
3. Add flour, sugar, egg, corn flour, ovalette. Mix well using high speed.
4. Add in cocoa powder. Mix well.
5. Add the butter-milk choc batter and using spatula, mix well.
6. Divide the batter into 2 equals portions.
7. Pour the 1st portion into an 8" greased round baking pan. Cover with foil and steam for 10-20 minutes.
8. Open your steamer, sprinkle evenly with dark chocolate and pour in 2nd portion. Cover and steam for another 20 mins or until it cook well.
9. Let it cool.

Well, it's easy to make. This is a perfect dessert for Valentine's Day!

Monday, January 24, 2011

Spring Roll Prawns

6-8 big prawns
6 sheets of spring roll, cut thinly (strips)
1 egg, beat
salt,pepper to taste

1. Clean the prawns.
2. Marinade with salt and pepper.
3. Coat with egg and then wrap the prawns with spring roll strips.
4. Deep fry.

It's easy to make and crunchy too!

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Finger food: Baked Bread with Ham and Cheese

It was raining heavily that weekend. I scoured my fridge, well, for sth to eat and I found some bread. Hm, so I decided to make a simple finger food aka comfort food for the three of us.

What u need:
some bread, cut the crust off
a few pieces of chicken ham
fresh tomatoes, grated
2-3 slices of cheese
mozzarella cheese, oregano

What u need to do:
1. Cut the bread into four.
2. Layer on top of the bread with grated tomatoes, then chicken ham, cheese and mozzarella.
3. Lastly, sprinkle some oregano on top and bake.
So crunchy, delicious and easy!

Creamed Corn Chicken Potatoes

Easy to make, your family will love this dish.

2 whole chicken thighs, deboned, cut into cubes
2 potatoes, scrub and thinly sliced
1 tsp black pepper
1 onion, sliced and fry
1 can creamed corn
salt to taste

1. Marinade the chicken with salt and black pepper for 20 mins.
2. Mix together the chicken with onion and creamed  corn.
3. Pour into casserole dish; and layer the sliced potatoes on top.
4. Bake in preheated oven, 175 Celsius for 30-40 mins.
5. Best served hot.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Golden Sesame Prawns

Hi ya...I bought some prawns from school and decided to cook something special. Well, it's so easy and maybe some of u might say.."nah..that's not special" but it's simple and everyone can cook it. So, here is the recipe:

6-8 big prawns, clean, leave the tail intact
2 egg yolks
2 tbsp corn flour
sesame seeds
salt, pepper

1. Marinade the prawns with egg yolks, corn flour, salt and pepper for 30 mins.
2. Dip the prawns with sesame seeds and deep fry.
3. Make sure the oil is not too hot.

Try the recipe, you'll love the crunchy taste!

Welcome to my Kitchen!!

Hello there...I've decided to have this blog and share recipes with all my friends. I've been posting pictures of my cooking in my facebook account and many of my friends have asked for recipes. So hopefully this blog will help them to get the recipes.

My recipes are simple, fast and easy to make. I, myself  is a working mum. Sometimes I come home late and still have to cook for my family.

I love cooking and baking and also trying and adjusting recipes. I have a small kitchen, a small oven but I am cooking with love.

Hopefully you will love this blog.