Monday, January 21, 2008

eeemmm... nasi tomato...

This is the simplest Nasi Tomato (tomato rice) I ever had. Served with Ayam Goreng Sos Tiram (oyester sauce fried chicken). Both recipes were created on the spot when this lazy feeling sitting quietly and nicely on my head, but all 4 stomachs need to be filled in short time. Luckly, Mat Rock agreed with me... hahahaha... The best part, everybody was enjoying it so much (never had time to lift up their head... hahaha...). Was it really delicious and yummy or were they starving????

Mat Rock's comments: Thumbs up! (pretending or what???? but he finished all the 'burnt' chicken :-D)

Nasi Tomato

2 cups basmathi rice - washed n soaked 10 minutes
2 cups water
5 pcs dates - slice
1 onion (golf ball size) - thinly sliced
1/2 inch young ginger - thinly sliced
cardamon, star anise n cinnamon stick
1 cup tomato ketchup
salt to taste
cooking oil

Heat cooking oil and add cardamon, star anise and cinnamon stick, fry till fagrant.
Add in onion and ginger, fry till golden.
Add in tomato ketchup, mix well. Add in water and salt to taste. Let it boil.
When boiling, add in rice and mix well till covered. Cooked the rice as usual.
When the rice becomes to dry, throw in the dates. Reduce the heat till the rice well done.

Ayam Goreng Sos Tiram

6 pcs drumsticks
black pepper - ground
2 tbsps oyster sauce
1 tbsp honey
Cooking oil to deep fry

Combine all ingredients together. Marinate 30 minutes.
Deep fry on medium heat till done.

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