Nov 232017

Dragon chicken is popular in Chinese cuisine and this time I tried using fish instead of chicken. it came out really good.It can be served as Appetizer for parties or with fried rice .

dragon Fish (1)


  1. Fish Fillet – 250 gms
  2. Egg –1
  3. Pepper powder-1/4 tsp
  4. Ginger-garlic paste- 1/12 tsp
  5. All purpose flour/Maida – 2 tbsp
  6. Corn flour – 2 tbsp
  7. Onion(cut into cubes) – 1
  8. Ginger(chopped) –1 tsp
  9. Garlic (chopped) – 1tbsp
  10. Capsicum(Green & yellow, cut into cubes) –1
  11. Green Chilly – 3
  12. Red Chilly flakes or Red chilly paste – 1 1/2 tbsp
  13. Tomato Ketchup – 1 tbsp
  14. Soy sauce – 1 tsp
  15. Chilly Sauce – 1 tbsp
  16. Celery(chopped) – 1 tsp
  17. Spring onions(chopped) – 1 tbsp
  18. Oil
  19. Salt


dragon Fish (2)


  1. Cut fish into medium 1 “ pieces.
  2. In  a bowl ,add maida,corn flour,ginger-garlic paste,salt,pepper powder and egg.Mix well using little water to get a thick batter.
  3. Heat oil in a Pan for frying.Dip the fish pieces in the batter and fry till light brown in color.
  4. In another pan,add 2 tbsp oil(use the same oil used for frying).
  5. Saute chopped onions,green chilly,ginger-garlic and once it is done,add chilly paste,chilly sauce,tomato ketchup and soy sauce.
  6. Add fried fish to it and mix well to get coated.
  7. check for salt and add if needed as soy sauce is salty.Add little water and stir well and cook for 2 minutes.
  8. Finally add celery and chopped spring onions.
  9. Remove from fire.
  10. Dragon fish is ready to serve with fried rice.
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Jun 092017

Kicap chicken is popular in Malaysian cuisine and it is prepared using chicken cooked in dark and sweet soy sauces. This goes well with steamed white rice.

Kicap Chicken 3


  1. Chicken (cut into cubes) – 1 kg
  2. Onion(chopped) – 2
  3. Tomato(chopped) – 2
  4. Ginger-garlic apOD109328602582045000ste- 1 tbsp
  5. Kashmiri chilly(piriyan Mulaku ) – 8
  6. Kashmiri dry chilly – 2
  7. Peppercorns – 1tsp
  8. Dark soy Sauce –2 tbsp
  9. Sweet Soy Sauce(Kicap Manis) – 1 tbsp
  10. Vinegar-2tsp
  11. Spring onion – To Garnish
  12. Capsicum/Bell Pepper(Green,cut lengthwise),carrot (cut lengthwise) – To Garnish
  13. Salt
  14. Peanut Oil

Kicap Chicken 1


  1. Clean and wash chicken and cut into medium sized cubes.
  2. Grind ginger-garlic aOD109328602582045000pste,Kashmiri chilly peppercorns into a fine paste. If you don’t have kashmiri chilly,you can add 1 tbsp kashmiri chilly powder.
  3. Heat oil (In Malaysian cuisine, they use either peanut or groundnut oil )in a pan. Add dry kashmiri chilly and saute well till light brown.remove from pan and keep aside.
  4. In the same pan,add chopped onions and saute till golden brown.
  5. Add chilly paste and cook on low flame for 10-15 minutes.let it dry and color changes to dark red.
  6. add chopped tomatoes to it and saute well.
  7. Once it is done,add chicken pieces and stir well to get coated with masala.
  8. Add dark soy sauce and sweet soy sauce to it and mix well.Check for salt.Add if required.
  9. Add fried dry red chilly to it and mix.
  10. cover and cook on low flame without adding water.stir in between.if you need to add water just sprinkle some water and cook.
  11. once it is cooked well,add vinegar to it and mix well.
  12. Garnish with spring onions,carrots and capsicum
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Apr 112017



  1. Eggplants/Aubergine (cut lengthwise into 2“ piece) – 3
  2. Garlic(chopped) – 3
  3. Red Chilly Flakes – 1 tsp
  4. Thai Basil – a bunch of leaves /10 leaves
  5. Soy Sauce- 1 tsp
  6. Fish Sauce – 1 tsp
  7. Brown Sugar – 1 tbsp
  8. Oil

Thai Basil Eggplant


  1. Heat oil in a pan.Saute garlic and once it is light brown, add eggplant pieces and saute well.
  2. once it is cooked and soft , (for 4-5 minutes) add red chilly flakes, soy sauce,fish sauce and sugar.
  3. Finally add basil leaves and toss well for a minute to get mixed.
  4. No need to add extra  salt as there is already salt in two sauces.
  5. Serve with Thai fragrant  Rice.
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