Lemak Sayur Nyonya

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:4
Rated 3 based on 100 votes
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Nutrition facts:240 calories,9 grams fat
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup - Prawns
  • 4 to 5 - squids, cut into rings
  • 2 - Lemon grass, crushed
  • 800 ml - Coconut Milk (semi thickness)
  • 1 tsp - salt (or more than 1 tsp)
  • Vegetables:
  • 1 cup - Cauliflower
  • 1/2 - carrot, cut into semi-circle
  • 5 - long beans, cut into 2 cm
  • 5 to 6 - ladies finger/okra, cut into 2 cm
  • 1 - eggplant, halve and cut into 2 cm
  • To be made into a paste/ground:
  • 7 - dried chillies, soaked in water
  • 1 - fresh Red Chilli
  • 6 to 7 - large Shallots
  • 2 nips - Garlic
  • 1.5 inch - Ginger
  • 1.5 inch - fresh Turmeric (kunyit basah)
  • 1 - Turmeric leaf, cut into small pieces

How to Make Lemak Sayur Nyonya

  • Heat enough oil in wok. Stir fry the paste until fragrant.
  • Add in lemon grass, prawns and squids.
  • Cook until prawns turn pink.
  • Add in the vegetables, with 1 cup of water. Simmer gently.
  • Add in 650 ml of coconut milk and stir.
  • Simmer gently, until vegetables cook and gravy thickens.
  • Finally add in the balance 150 ml of coconut milk.
  • Once one or two bubbles appear, remove from fire.
  • Dish out.