Monday, July 27, 2009

Fermented bamboo shoots with pork (wet thar hmyint chin)

Cooking Time : 45 - 70 minutes

Serves : 4 - 6

1 packet fermented bamboo shoots
(can be purchased at Myanmar shops in Singapore)
2 onions chopped finely
3 cloves of garlic chopped finely
1/4 tablespoon turmeric
1/4 tablespoon chilli powder
1 tablespoon oil
3-5 bowls of water
seasonings to taste ( salt & Ajinomoto)

1. Chopped the pork into desired equal size and marinate with turmeric,
salt and Ajinomoto.

2. Heat up the oil in the cooking pot.

3. Add chopped onions, garlic and chilli powder. Give it a stir till the onions
turns a bit of yellow and add the marinated pork.

4. Give it a quick stir and let it cook for about 3 minutes.

5. Add fermented bamboo shoots and give it a quick stir.

6. Add water just enough to cover the fermented bamboo shoots and
pork. Let it cook for about 40-60 minutes.

7. Add seasoning to taste and it is ready to serve.


Friday, July 24, 2009

Spicy White Snapper fillet

Cooking time : 40-50 minutes
Serves : 2
White Snapper Fillet or White Snapper Steak
1/4 tablespoon ground turmeric
4 cm young ginger
4 cups of water
1 red onion
1 tomato
6-7 tablespoon oil
1/2 tablespoon red chilli powder (adjust to suit your spice level)
6 green chilli
seasonings to taste (salt & Ajinomoto)

1. Boil the fish with water, turmeric, pinch of salt and ginger for about
10 minutes (medium heat)
2. Put the fish on a plate and debone it
3. Cut onion and tomato into cubes
4. Heat up the generous amount of oil in the saucepan
Note: If there is not enough oil, it will burn the onions, tomatoes and fish
5. Put in the chopped onions, tomatoes and fish into the hot oil and stir
well. Let it cook for about 20-30 minutes with low heat, occassionally
stirring the mixture.
6. Add in green chilli
7. Seasonings to taste and give it a quick stir

Garnish it with fresh coriander leaves and ready to serve
In fact, this yummy dish paired with a steaming plate of rice is all i need for my delicious meal :)


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