Saturday, May 21, 2011

Mee Acheh

another noodle from my Indonesian friend, Nina...quiet like it and easy to do.  The usual me asked her how to prepare the noodle and this is roughly my version to suit my taste bud

1 kg of fresh noodle (home made from another indonesian friend, Nor Hanafiah)
2-3 cardamon pods - dry roast slightly
1tbs of fennel - dry roast slightly
1-2 tbs of chilli flakes or dry chilies
a little ginger
a little garlic
1 onion - quartered
1 tomato- quartered
Fresh prawns - cleaned ( I used dried shrimps instead - )
Chicken breast - cut small pieces
carrots - juliene
cabbage - juliene
spring onions- chopped
Dark Soya Sauce
Salt to taste

Method
1.  Dry roast slightly both fennel and cardamon
2.  Grind/blend roasted cardamons, fennel, dried shrimps, dry chillies, ginger, garlic, onions and tomato.  Blend to fine paste
3.  Heat oil and fry the paste for a few minutes till fragrant.  Make sure to keep stirring.
4.  Add chicken and prawns, fry till cook
5.  Add vegetables, mix well, add soya sauce and salt.
6.  Add noodles to the wok, stir till well mix and serve hot.

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