Saturday, 28 January 2012

Refreshing Recipe - Rojak Buah

Rojak Buah ( Malay salad; Serves one )

Local fresh fruits and rambuttan                 100 gms
Water chestnut                                           15 gms
Greens                                                       40 gms
Glass noodles soaked                                 15 gms
Roasted peanuts                                         15 gms
Staranise                                                    05 gms
Thai tamarind paste                                    20 gms
Lemon juice                                               10 ml
Palm sugar                                                 10 gms
Shrimp paste                                               a pinch
Salt                                                             to taste
Red chilli                                                     01 no.
White sesame seed                                      a pinch
                                      Light soy sauce                                            05 ml 

Preparation :

Pound red chilli and roasted shrimp paste. In low heat, mix in one cup water with palm sugar. Add staranise.
Let it cook until palm sugar melts. Once the syrup thicken slightly, close fire, add tamarind, sieve and cool. Add soy sauce, lemon juice, salt, stir and finally add in sesame seeds.
In a bowl take fruits, noodles and greens add in the dressing and toss so that the sauce is well combined with all the ingredients. Garnish with a generous amount of coarsely pounded peanuts or roasted groundnuts.

Recipe By : Devraj Halder

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