Tagged with Coconut Milk

Sweetness: Mung Beans in Coconut Milk

Sweetness: Mung Beans in Coconut Milk

Mung Beans is pretty popular in the South East Asian countries. I love having it cooked in coconut milk mixed with palm sugar. You can have it hot or cold. Either way is delightful. Continue reading

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Versatile Vegetable Stew

Versatile Vegetable Stew

(My version of gulai sayur. Origin: Indonesia) Here is my version of gulai, which refers to the flavorful yellow broth made of turmeric, chili peppers, garlic, shallot, and coconut milk. It makes such a wonderful vegetable stew. In fact, I have written a couple of versions of this recipe before, titled Chayote Squash in Spicy Broth and Spicy … Continue reading

Spicy Kale

Spicy Kale

This entry was originally titled Kale Braised in Coconut Milk and was published back on January 26, 2012. Since then I have tweaked the recipe and arrived at a point where I could say, “This is even better!” So here it is, dear readers. Let’s turn the hardy green leaves into a tender and flavorful … Continue reading

Chicken Soup Cooked with Turmeric and Coconut Milk

Chicken Soup Cooked with Turmeric and Coconut Milk

(Harini’s Version of Soto Bangilan, Origin: East Java) It’s hard to give a short answer to the question “What’s Indonesian food like?” It depends on: who is being asked and where in Indonesia this person comes from. Cuisines vary from one island to the next. People may also find unalike tastes and types of food … Continue reading