Monday, August 06, 2007

Asam Laksa

I have been craving for some Asam Laksa since reading about it at Mybuddies for the past weeks and when I visited Zuraida last weekend at Harrisburg we found some daun kesom at the Vietnamese store there. So with a packet of ChanHong Asam Laska paste from http://www.mytasteofasia.com/ and a can of sardin fish I get a yummy bowl of mouthwatering Asam Laksa. The only thing that was missing from the bowl of Asam Laksa is the shrimp paste. I have to remember to include that in my next order from http://www.mytasteofasia.com/.

Cook the Asam Laksa according to the instruction on the packet. I used a packet of the Asam Laksa paste with 3 bowl of water. Add in a can of sardin (minus the tomato sauce) and for extra tangy and spiciness I add in some tomatillo (from Zue's garden) and a jalapeno pepper. When is done serve it with noodles and garnish it with julienne cucumber, pineapple and daun kesom.


16 comments:

aiyah nonya said...

I am drooling already. Really. Must make it one day. Soon...

I Cook4Fun said...

Nonya, with the ready asam laksa paste it makes our life so much easier :)

Zue Murphy said...

Gert, I must make one for my lunch at work. Imagine the smell in the office if I add belacan and then heat it in the microwave! Yummilicous! I usually mesh my fish though.Oh! What type of noodle do you use?

Cat Cat said...

Gert,
ASSAM LAKSA satu, tambah pineapple please!

Lia said...

hi thanks for stopping by on my blog, u have great recipe over here ;)

Rita Ho said...

Wow! Gert ... we already know your cooking skills are superb but lately, your presentation and photography is excellent. Photo trickery izit? LOL!

I Cook4Fun said...

Zue, your office mates will pengsan smelling the belacan :) I used dry rice stick from Thailand. Like 'kueh teow' but slimmer version.

Cat, for you anytime :)

Lia, thanks for dropping by.

Rita, ha haa.. no lah. Not all the pictures turn out good. Sometimes is the lighting and the bowl you used make a diffrence too.

PEARLY said...

hi dear :
look at it I am so hungry now , yes agree with you the laksa paste is so much easy , I use to cook it when one of my best english gurl friend don't know why she just love asam laksa so I cook just the 2 of us , does you hubby like it too my hubby smell it will run fast fast hahaha.
got to cook when he is not around la.


p/s I try to put your blog link on to mine so I can clink from my blog do it 2 time it just don't show I always go from the back door from Aiyoh nyonya place how can I do it is that becos I need to have you agree ? if so May I add you on to my link ?

thankxxx

Jun :) said...

tq 4 dropped by at my blog..urs is interesting too..hmmm, feel hungry again..had my dinner already...heeee...can i copy n try some of urs sometimes?...can i add u at d same time? i did already...hikks!

I Cook4Fun said...

Pearly, my husband will also run out the back door if I cook him this :) He will eat normal stir-fry but not our laksa or anything that have strong smell like our belacan :) Of course you can link me.

Jun, thanks for dropping by. Yeah, you can link me.

Sue Sue said...

Wan,
I want assam laksa, makes me drooling liao. Luv it with lots of mint leaves and pineapple.

I Cook4Fun said...

Sue, I don't have mint so just make do without it.

Zue Murphy said...

Gert, I never try mint in my asam laksa. How much to use?

I Cook4Fun said...

Zue, the mint for me is more garnish only. Maybe you can put the same amount as the duan kesom.

pixen said...

Anyway to find recipe for homemade petis udang??? I have friends in Argentina who are craving for laksa but no petis udang ... :-(

ICook4Fun said...

Pixen, you might want to google for the recipe.