Tuesday, May 6, 2008

West Javanese Sayur Asem

2 pcs sweet corn
100 gr melinjo fruit
100 gr long bean
200 gr young jackfruit. Cut 1 inch thick wash.
2 pcs chayote squash diced

5 pcs red chilli, thinly sliced
10 pcs shallots
1/2 teaspoon shrimp pasta
100 gr raw peanuts
2 pcs bay leaves
1 pc galangal
1 tablespoon palm sugar
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoon tamarind, soaked in 1/2 cup warm water, squeezed and strained to obtain juice

Cooking Method:
1. Put sweet corn, raw peanuts, young jackfruit, chayote squash and melinjo fruit in a small saucepan with water to cover. Bring to the boil, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes.
2. Blend garlics, shallot and shrimp pasta. Add to the boiled water.
3. Seasoning with salt, palm sugar, tamarind juiced.
4. Add red chilli, galangal and bay leaves
5. Stirred and cooked well.
6. Served hot

photo by Atik Lestari

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