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Malay Achar Recipe

Malay Achar is a popular Malay Side Dish
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On :
Tuesday, 26 July, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Malay Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Easy
Servings :
Serves 3
RATINGs :
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
5

Ingredients

  • 3 - Cucumber big, cut 1.5 cm in length with skin and deseed it
  • 2 - carrots, cut 1.5 cm in length
  • List a:
  • 2 - red chillies, slit in the middle
  • 2 - green chillies, slit in the middle
  • 10 - shallots, cut
  • 10 - Garlic cloves, cut into two
  • 1 tbsp - Tomato sauce
  • To grind(list b):
  • 5 - dried chillies
  • 2 - Garlic Cloves
  • 1 cm - Ginger
  • 4 - Shallots
  • To saute(list c):
  • 1 inch piece - Cinnamon
  • 3 - Garlic cloves, chopped
  • 3 - Cardamom
  • 3 - shallots, sliced
  • 3 - Cloves
  • 300 ml - Vinegar
  • To taste - Sugar
  • To taste - salt
  • To fry - oil
  • 1 tsp - sesame seeds, fried lightly
  • How to Make Malay Achar:

    1. Put oil in a wok or pan, saute the ingredients to be fried(list c).
    2. Once aroma rises, add in the grinding ingredients(list b).
    3. Stir for 2 minutes and add in the vegetables (carrots and cucumber) and the ingredients in list a.
    4. Stir for 1 minute. Add in vinegar, sugar, salt and leave it, to simmer in low flame.
    5. Once the gravy becomes thick, the dish is ready.
    6. Add in the sesame seeds and stir.
    7. This dish is best, when kept in the fridge overnight, before serving.



     

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