Asam Pedas Ikan Pari

Other Ingredients

  • 4 slices of ikan pari/stingray
  • 4 tbsp of oil
  • ½ a cup of chilli paste
  • 1 tbsp of tamarind paste/asam jawa diluted in 1 cup of water, remove stones
  • 2 lemongrass/serai, bruised
  • 1 tsp of turmeric powder
  • 1 handful of daun kesum
  • 6 bamboo starfruit
  • 4 ladies fingers
  • 2 wild ginger buds (optional)
  • 10 round baby aubergines (optional)
  • 1 tsp of salt
  • 1 handful of daun kesum

Blend

  • 2 onions
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tsp roasted shrimp paste/belacan

  1. Heat oil in a medium sized pot. Sautee the blended ingredients & cook till fragrant.
  2. Add the chilli paste & turmeric powder and cook till the oil separates.
  3. Pour in 4 cups of water. When the liquid starts to boil, put in the sliced stingray fish.
  4. Pour in the tamarind juice & season with salt.
  5. Put in the bamboo starfruit, ladies fingers, aubergines and wild ginger buds (if using).
  6. When the fish is cooked, put in the kesum leaves and serve.