Malaysian Home-cooked Meals

by Mac heng

Sup Tulang (Beef Bone Soup)

Sup tulang or beef bone soup is one of the most famous dishes among Malaysian. This soup is infused with aromatic herbs and spices including: cumin, coriander seed, cloves, cardamons, cinnamon stick, star anise, onion, ginger and garlic - giving a wonderful depth of flavor and smell to it.

The tastiest sup tulang is slow-cooked for almost two hours on a a low flame to tease out the complex aromas and flavours.

This hearty, meaty and warm with bursting flavor from a myriad of local spices will melt your heart with an adventurous twist and change the way you appreciate the soup forever.

Ikan Bakar Rempah (Spicy Grilled Fish)

Let's fire up the grill - A classic Malay charcoal-grilled fish is marinated in a flavorful and fiery spice paste, sambal and wrapped with banana leaves and grilled over charcoal fire with coconut oil for a mind-blowing smoky flavor.

With juicy, moist, tender fish with complex flavors - The banana leaves keep the fish from sticking to the grill, keep the moisture in and give the fish an intense herby aroma and earthy fragrance.

Get yourself the pre-made ikan bakar paste and just add your won ingredients of your choice - to make the preparation easier.

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Kari Ikan (Fish Curry)

Malaysian love their curries - The intense flavor of the curry paste, spices, and coconut milk is the reason why this dish becomes one of the Malaysia's signature dishes.

Typically served with steamed white rice or dosa, it’s full of wonderful spiced flavor, in a creamy coconut sauce with a slight tang from the tamarind.

Fresh fish curry powder is a must. The quality and composition of the curry powder will affect the taste - plus the combination of various spices and ingredients to create its well accepted delectable taste.

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Ayam Sambal Belado (Chicken Balado)

Balado is a fragrant chili sambal made simply from a blend of shallots, chili, garlic and lime leaves - this balado sambal coats the juicy tender fried chicken and is served warm with a hot bowl of white steamed rice.

The spicy food lover must try this delicious plate of ayam balado!

Ikan Stim Limau (Steamed Fish with lime and garlic)

Super easy to make - the whole fish is steamed with a refreshing, tangy and spicy sauce made from very basic ingredients. The combinations of fresh flavours in the sauce from the tangy sourness that comes from the lime juice and the spicy touch that comes from both the chillies and raw garlic. Sugar and fish sauce create the balance of sweet and saltiness. And the corriander is sprinkled over the steamed fish to complete the taste.

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