Recipes — Malaysian

Sago Gula Melaka (Tapioca Pearl Pudding with Coconut Palm Sugar)

Samantha Tan

Tags Asian, Coconut, Dessert, Gluten-Free, Malaysian, Palm Sugar, Pandan, Recipes, Vegan

Sago Gula Melaka (Tapioca Pearl Pudding with Coconut Palm Sugar)
A cold, tropical fusion between creme caramel, a bouncy jello and sticky rice pudding, this decadent yet refreshing Malaysian dessert combines the spongy spring of moulded sago pearls with the richness of coconut milk and the fragrant sweetness of palm sugar (gula melaka). Vegan and gluten-free to boot!

Malaysian Beef Rendang

Samantha Tan

Comments 1 Tags Beef, Coconut, Curry, Gluten-Free, Malaysian, Meat, Rendang

Malaysian Beef Rendang

A version of this recipe was originally posted on my old blog in 2009.   Rendang, when made well, can be a simply luscious experience. This most traditional and delectable of Malay dishes essentially consists of melt-in-the-mouth beef chunks, slow-cooked in rich coconut cream and freshly ground Asian spices until it is tender, moist and bursting with a complex blend of mouthwatering flavors.   It isn't the simplest or fastest dish to cook up, but trust me- the delicious end result is well worth it. The secret to the beautiful taste lies in the kerisik- toasted grated coconut pounded to an...


Ayam Goreng Berempah (Malaysian Spiced Fried Chicken)

Samantha Tan

Comments 4 Tags Chicken, Gluten-Free, Malaysian, Meat, Recipes

Ayam Goreng Berempah (Malaysian Spiced Fried Chicken)
Malaysian Spiced Fried Chicken - Delectably crunchy and bursting with the robust flavors of 12 herbs and spices, including lemongrass. Truly explosive in taste and a complete departure from your typical Southern versions!

Kuih Kodok/Jemput-Jemput Pisang (Malaysian Mashed Banana Fritters)

Samantha Tan

Comments 1 Tags Banana, Dessert, Malaysian, Snack, Vegan, Vegetarian

Kuih Kodok/Jemput-Jemput Pisang (Malaysian Mashed Banana Fritters)

Watch this recipe on YouTube, or if you're too lazy to make it yourself, order some here :)

Delicious and super easy Malaysian mashed banana fritters. And it's vegan!


Perfect Hainan Chicken Rice

Perfect Hainan Chicken Rice

Sometimes the simplest things in life are the most delicious, and nowhere is that more exquisitely, orgasmically true than with Hainan/Hainanese Chicken Rice. Tender poached chicken delicately infused with ginger and spring onions, served with delicious sesame and soy drizzle, garlic chilli sauce and ginger scallion dip.

Too lazy to make it yourself? Place a catering order for your next event, or look out for the next Malaysian Monday!

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