Monday, 30 July 2012

Lemper Ayam Medan ( Shredded Chicken in blanket)




Siapa yang tak kenal lemper? Makanan ini sering dijumpai pada banyak acara kumpulan  sebagai makanan ringan. Kebanyakan daerah di Indonesia mempunyai versi lempernya masing-masing. Lemper dibungkus daun kemudian dipanggang menjadi ciri khas lemper Medan. Lemper dibalut pandan didalam dan pemanggangan bertujuan untuk menambah keharuman ketan.

This food is popular all over Indonesia.  Found almost on every function as a light snack. Every  region region in Indonesiahas their own version of lemper. Medan version is special because it is made almost bite size ( well..., two) and roasted on a pan to improve the fragrance. 


Bahan / Ingredients 

500 gr beras ketan
     Gelatinous rice
200 ml santan kental
      Thick coconut milk
200 ml santan encer
     Thin coconut milk or water
1 tki sereh
     Stalk if lemon grass
10 lembar daun jeruk purut
     Kaffir lime leaves
Garam secukupnya 
     Salt to taste
Untuk isi / For the filling

250 gr Dada ayam 
                 Chicken breast
1 L air
                Water

Bumbu yang dihaluskan / the paste

1 Sdm ketumbar
   Tbsp coriander seeds
3 siung bawang putih
   Cloves garlic
3 btr kemiri
   Candle nut
1 sdt Merica
   Tsp white pepper corn
1/2 sdt jintan
   Tsp cumin
1 Sdm gula pasir
   Tbsp sugar
1 sdt Garam
  Tsp salt

Bahan lainnya / Other ingredient 

Daun pisang
Banana leaves, aluminum foil is a good substitute if banana leaves isn't available, only we can not have the same fragrance
Daun pandan
Pandan leaves, omit if you can not find one




Cara / Preparation

Rendam beras ketan semalam, tiriskan dan kukus selama 15 menit
     Soak the gelatinous rice over night, drain and steam for 15 minutes

Sementara itu Masak santan dengan sereh, daun jeruk purut Dan garam 
dengan api kecil sampai harum dan air berkurang. Sisihkan 
    Meanwhile, simmer the coconut milk together with lemon grass, salt and kaffir lime leaves until reduce to a half and fragrant

Angkat beras ketan masukkan dalam panci  santan, aduk sampai rata.
     Put the rice into the coconut milk mixture, mix well

Kukus kembali selama 15 menit.
     Steam the rice again for further 15 minutes




Untuk isi / for the filling

Tumis bumbu yg dihaluskan, sampai harum dan masak, masukkan air Dan dada ayam
    Saut√© the paste until fragrant, add the water and the chicken breast until the liquid reduced.

Angkat ayam, disuir-suir halus, kemudian campur kembali dengan sisa bumbu
    Drain the chicken and finely shred, mix with the left over liquid, set aside








Siapkan daun pisang muda Dan pandan
     Prepare the young banana leaves and pandan leaves




Ambil 2 Sdm ketan Dan pipihkan membentuk segi empat kira- kira 5x7 cm, 
isi dengan 2 sdt ayam suir, kemudian gulung.
       Take about 2 tbsp of rice on the banana leave, flatten the rice to make a rectangular shape about 5x7 cm. Put 2 tsp of filling in the middle then roll it from the longer side.






Lapisi gulungan dengan daun pandan sebelum di bungkus daun pisang.
Put the pandan leave around the roll, before covering with banana leave





Panggang lemperdiatas wajan yg telah diberi sedikit minyak, sampai daun berubah warna.
       Put a few drops of oil on a pan before roasting the lemper, turn around occasionally, until fragrant and the leave slightly charred.





Angkat,  dapat dihidangkan
       Serve warm or room temperature.




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