Thursday, 19 April 2012

Fern Tips Gule (Gule Pakis)

 Gulai is a term for a coconut milk base soup with different spices. Fern tips gulai is very popular in Medan and normally served with lontong (rie cake). Special dish in Hari Raya ( Iedul Adha)

Ingredients :

3   bunches     Fern Tips
5   pcs             Red Chilies 
10 pcs             Eye bird chilies
6   cloves        Shallots
1   clove         Garlic
2  cm              Ginger
2  cm              Galangal (bruised)
2  pcs              Daun salam (Indonesian Bay leaf)
1  talk             Lemon Grass (dimemarkan)
2  pcs             Candle nut
1  tbs              Dried Shrimp (grind)
50 ml              Thick coconut              
500 cc            Water
Salt to taste

Method :

-  Clean the fern tips, cut about 5 cm and then boil for 5 minutes
-  Drain and put aside
-  Red and eyebird chilie, shallots, garlic, ginger and candle nuts put in a blender until resemble  paste. 
-  Sautee the paste till fragrant then add on the ground dried shrimp.
-  Put in water and leave it to boil for 3 minutes.
-  Add on the coconut, and stir slowly for 2 min.
-  Put the boiled fern tips in the soup, leave it to slow boil for another 3 minutes.
-  Ready to serve

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