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.

A breeze to make!

Serves 4 people

Get your plate of rice ready because once you get a taste of this, you'll be craving for more.

Reduce the heat,before you add in coconut milk to avoid it curdling.

Foodster's Verdict

Udang Masak Lemak Rebus


  • Preparation
    15 minutes
  • Total
    1 ½ liter water
    1 small pumpkin
    5 shallots
    2 inches fresh turmeric
    2 bird’s eye chillies
    ¼ cup dried anchovies
    1 dozen tiger prawns
    1 cup long beans
    1 turmeric leaf
    125 ml coconut milk
    Salt to taste

Chop pumpkin into chunks. Put in pot with water and bring to a boil.

Pound shallots, fresh turmeric, chillies and anchovies into a rough paste.

Once the pumpkin is about 2/3 cooked, put in paste and some salt.

Let it simmer gently.

Add in turmeric leaves, prawns and French beans.

Turn stove low and slowly pour in coconut milk, stirring constantly.

Adjust taste with more salt if necessary.


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