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Food and Recipe LAKSA

Discussion in 'Lifestyle & Healthy Living' started by Jeanh, Sep 23, 2015.

  1. LAKSA

    INGREDIENTS:

    Laksa noodles 200 g.

    hard boiled eggs

    Water for boiling the noodles

    Shrimps

    Squid Rings

    Squid Balls

    Bean Sprouts

    LAKSA SOUP BASE:

    Water or Seafood stock - 6 c

    Evaporated Milk - 1 c

    Coconut Powder - 3 c

    Fish Sauce - 1 tbsp

    Magi Magic Sarap - 1 sachet (8g)

    Shrimp Bouillon - 1 cube

    Black Pepper Powder Iodized

    Salt - 1 1/2 tsp or to taste

    Sesame Oil - 2 tsp

    Sunflower oil - 1 tbsp

    Curry Paste

    *Note: Do not add shrimp bouillon if you will be using seafood stock.

    PROCEDURE:
    Cook noodles as directed on its package. Set aside.

    Boil 2 cups of water and add in the shrimps and squid. Simmer for 2 minutes. Remove shrimps and squid and set aside the stock.

    In a pot or wok, heat the oils then saute the curry paste until aromatic.

    Pour in the seafood stock and 3 cups of water

    Mix the coconut powder with some of the water and pour it over the the stock. Then pour the evaporated milk.

    Season with fish sauce, bouillon, magi magic sarap, black pepper powder, and salt. Stir and bring to a boil.

    Adjust taste by adding more salt if needed then let the soup simmer for another 5 minutes.

    Add the lime juice before you remove from fire. Stir.

    In a bowl, mix the soup, the noodles, seafood, and eggs then serve. Garnish with sliced lime.

    CURRY PASTE:

    Garlic - 7 cloves

    Onions - 1 medium

    Ginger, sliced - 1 inch

    Galangal - 1 inch

    Turmeric - 5 slices or 2 tsp powder

    Chili Paste - 4 tbsp or as desired

    Lemon Grass, dried - 1 tbsp

    Water - 1/4 c

    PROCEDURE:
    In a grinder or food processor, mix all the ingredients and grind/process until it becomes a smooth paste. You can also use mortar and pestle to grind the ingredients for the curry paste.


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