• What to CookMalay

    Banana Fritters

    by Sjaiful A. on Fri, October 14, 2011

    How can anything deep-fried not taste good? Local pisang goreng is crispy on the outside with insides that are slightly soft yet still firm. It also should not be too oily… lovely.  More »

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    Squid Sambal Asam

    by Sjaiful A. on Tue, September 27, 2011

    This recipe uses fresh squid and the sambal is hot and a little sour from the tamarind juice. You can also add petai to this dish for a bit more oomph!  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Easy Ayam Masak Kicap

    by Honey on Tue, September 20, 2011

    This ginger-soy chicken is satisfying to eat with some hot rice. It’s so simple to make that no wonder it’s a childhood staple for many of us growing up in Malaysia, a saviour for busy parents and for homesick students…  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Beef Curry

    by The Charlie on Tue, September 06, 2011

    Tender beef in gravy is a tough thing to resist. This simple curry is easy to prepare and the longer you cook it the softer the beef will be.  More »

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    by The Charlie on Thu, September 01, 2011

    This comforting dish is subtle and yet tasty. It’s a Raya mainstay for some households and goes delicious with some extra ketupat lying around and a nice dollop of kuah kacang or sambal sotong.  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Sambal Goreng

    by The Charlie on Mon, August 22, 2011

    This has so much going for it that all you need is a bit of rice and some spicy sambal belacan and you’re good to go.  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Mee Rebus

    by Honey on Mon, June 20, 2011

    Oh… such a great little dish. Meaty savoury gravy, lots of goodies within and a treat to eat when you’re tired from work and just want a perk-me-up in a bowl.  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Makcik’s Fried Chicken

    by Aida Azizuddin on Tue, April 26, 2011

    Oh this fried chicken is so good. It’s beautifully fragrant and at the end you will get crispy onion and lemongrass bits to crunch on in between juicy mouthfuls of succulent chook.  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Udang Masak Lemak Rebus

    by Sjaiful A. on Thu, April 14, 2011

    This is a wonderful mellow dish. You just boil everything up gently with no need for oil or sautéing.  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Simple Kuah Kacang

    by The Charlie on Wed, March 23, 2011

    The perfect kuah kacang is an elusive thing. There are too many no-no’s: the nuts cannot be too fine, cannot put in too much garlic, cannot put in the sugar too soon, etc, etc, etc. But once you achieve it, it’s almost…  More »

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    What to CookMalay

    Chocolate Satay

    by Honey Ahmad on Thu, February 03, 2011

    Cocoa makes a great marinade. It adds a little bitter-sweetness to meat and somehow gives a lift to spices. But we wanted to take this to the next level a devised a wicked dip for it too!  More »

  • What to CookMalay

    Baked Curry Yogurt Chicken

    by Alexa P. on Fri, December 17, 2010

    For our chicken we thought a ‘healthier’ version of chicken curry might be fun. The vibrant spices gave the chicken a whole lot of taste without packing on the calories. I guess the only thing is that there’s no gravy.  More »