Skip to main content
logo
Food Advertising by

Kunyit aka Turmeric Chicken



Tantalize your taste buds with this Kunyit Chicken dish, not too spicy, yet tasty and delicious



it's simply finger licking good.   .............  Yummy, yummy!

Recipe for Kunyit aka Turmeric Chicken

Ingredients :
  • 6 Chicken Drumsticks about 1.2 kg, -  preferably with skin removed
  • 20 gm fresh Kunyit/Turmeric
  • 4 pips Garlic
  • 10 Shallots
  • 1 inch square of Belachan paste
  • 6 dried Chillies  -  Soaked
  • 3 sticks of Lemon Grass
  • 1.1/2  Tablespoons Sugar
  • 1.1/2  Teasp. Salt
  • 1/8  Teasp. Dark Soya Sauce
Method :
  1. Pound together the fresh kunyit, garlic, shallots, dried chillies and belachan paste.  Crush the lemon grass.
  2. Lightly make 2 slits on each of the chicken drumsticks, marinate them with the above pounded ingredients.
  3. Add in the salt, sugar and dark soya sauce, and leave to marinate for about 3 hours, turning and stirring after every 30 minutes.
  4. Heat up a wok/pan and cook the chicken drumsticks under medium heat, till the meat is tender.  No oil is required.
  5. Dish up the chicken drumsticks and grill for about 2 minutes, without the gravy.
  6. Once nicely grilled, place them on a plate, add the gravy on top and it's now ready to be served.
  7. This dish goes very well with rice, bread, roti canai or even puri.
Note :
It is best to marinate the chicken drumsticks, preferably overnight.

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Steamed egg with minced pork ~ 猪肉蒸水蛋

This is a super comforting home-cooked dish which requires only a few ingredients.   An easy to go recipe, I added minced pork to give the dish more volume.   Kids as well as adults will love the silken smooth egg interspersed with bits of juicy meat.   Great to serve over hot rice!




Steamed egg with minced pork  ~   猪肉蒸水蛋
Ingredients

150 gm minced pork2 chicken eggs -  100 ml without shell150 ml boiled, cooled water  (Ratio is 1:1.5)1/4 tsp saltsesame oil, pepperlight soya sauce to tasteMethod Season the minced pork with some salt.Whisk the eggs with water, strain it onto a plate.Mix in the seasoned minced pork.  Remove any air bubbles.When the water in the steamer is boiling, place the plate of eggs onto the steamer plate, close lid and turn the heat to the lowest.Steam for about 14 to 15 mins., check after 5 mins.  Jiggle the plate, if centre is wobbly, it's done.Remove from steamer, garnish with some spring onions, light soya sauce, sesame oil and a dash of pepper.


Osmanthus Chiffon Cake ~ 桂花戚风蛋糕

In Chinese medicine, Osmanthus is well known to detoxify the body, improve dry skin and reduce phlegm.  I like the sweet and fresh fragrance of the Osmanthus and this is a simple recipe.  It's a dessert, it's a snack, it's a breakfast or anything you want it to be.  Enjoy!



Osmanthus Chiffon Cake ~ 桂花戚风蛋糕
Ingredients
(A)
6 large egg yolks
120 gm plain flour
3 Tbsp honey
100 ml vegetable oil
240 ml hot water
4 Tbsp Osmanthus flowers

(B)
6 large egg whites
120 gm caster sugar
1.1/2 Tbsp or 14 gm cornflour

Method
Boil 240 ml water together with 4 Tbsp dried Osmanthus flowers.  Strain out 160 ml tea and keep the flowers aside.  Let the tea cool.Sift the plain flour twice.Whisk the egg yolks with honey, then add in oil, Osmanthus tea.  Mix well together and then add in the strained Osmanthus flowers to blend in.  Sift in the flour, mix well.Combine sugar and cornflour.In a clean bowl, beat egg whites till foamy, add in half the cornflour and sugar mixture, then gradually add in the b…

Passion Fruit Cake ~ 百香果蛋糕

This is a simple light sponge cake, moist and soft, full of fruity aroma.  I baked them in a mini loaf pan, drizzled on some fresh passion fruit and finished off with a dust of icing sugar.  I added some pulp and seeds in the batter to give it more crunch and the result was a 'Yum'  .......definitely a keeper recipe for sure!






Passion Fruit Cake  ~  百香果蛋糕  
Ingredients

3 passion fruits100 gm caster sugar100 ml canola oil2 eggs50 ml plain yoghurt150 gm self-raising flour1 tsp  baking powder40 gm almond meal2 Tbsp seedsZest from a lemonSeeds and icing sugar to decorate  (optional)Method Press passion fruit pulp through a sieve, retain the juice and seeds.In a mixing bowl, whisk together sugar, oil, eggs, yoghurt and passion fruit juice till well combined.Sift flour and baking powder into the batter, mix on low speed.  Mix with a spatula and add in the lemon zest and almond meal.Add in 2 Tablspoons of seeds, mix till all ingredients are fully combined.Scoop the batter into an oiled a…