Tuesday, October 21, 2014

DIY Petai Fried Rice

Reanaclaire cooks again! One vendor parked his car in my office compound and started to sell raw petai (stinky beans).... No, he is not any ordinary vendor, somebody from the office must have told him to come and sell his petai to us with super cheap price. Each of us got 8 strands of petai for only RM3! So cheap!

Being "auntie-ness" and not wanting to be left out for not buying, I ended up with 8 strands of petai too... then cracking my head what to do with them after that...
picture courtesy from here



 I got eight strands of the above.....
and it took me more than half an hour to get them peeled and cleaned....

Upon reaching home, I quickly cook rice... 
Actually I steamed them.... took me half hour or so...
Fragrance restored in steaming....
Oh, I thought my stove has ran out of gas...
It took me some time to get the fire going..
2 eggs, lots of garlic and RM3 of petai.....
Add in some dried sambal prawns given by my colleague....
And within minutes, my dinner is ready!
My Petai Fried Rice....
Eating petai is for "washing" our kidneys...
But for the next few days, I have to wash my toilet!
hahahahaaa....


28 comments:

  1. I like!!! Yum! Yum!!!! Petai is heaty though - go slow on those even though they're good for health.

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    1. Alright... I will go slow.. after all, I don't cook often :)

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  2. The more you need to wash your toilet means the more effective your kidney is cleaned though, which is good news :D

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  3. haha, fried rice i like but then with petai - no thank you.. if you want to cook for me, no need susah payah buy the petai.. just plain fried rice with eggs will also do for me.. i am very simple~~ :p

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    1. If you were to come, I would take you out for food...malu-ing to eat my homecooked food la!

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  4. i dun like petai coz of the strong smell, but this fried rice looks good...i would be lazy if to cook fried rice for one person.

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    1. Oh, now I feel like frying but no rice! :)

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  5. They are BIG. and look so pretty hanging up like that. And you cooked a lovely dish! Did it give you diarrhea? Beans are famous for that!

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    1. haahaa..no diarrhea, Ginny.. these beans are supposed to clean our kidneys...

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  6. Not a fan of petai wor.. Coz later go toilet kencing also got petai smell.. MIL cooked sambal sotong petai, I only ate like 2-3 sotong (with some sambal), but no petai.. No not a single one.. Then nex day, I urinate as usual and OMG, the whole toilet smells of petai !! Vowed never to have them anymore, not even the sotong cooked together with them..

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    1. Now you say smelly.. when older, then you will eat cos of its goodness... hahahaa.. last time I was also like that.. not nice one.. how to eat.. but now wallop like mad!

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  7. I love to eat petai yum yum! Your fried rice looks really good.

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    1. One only only meal I cook for myself recently... now very hungry..

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  8. My God! Your petai fried rice looks fabulous! When I eat petai heh..heh...I produce a lot of gas LOL!

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    1. hehehe... me no gas but more liquid... hahaha

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  9. Me, not a fan of petai cos of the smell but your plate of petai fried rice really looks good. Happy eating & happy cleaning toilet, hehehe!!!!

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    1. Yes, I felt very happy cleaning.. hahahaa.. no more petai for a long time...

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  10. Wah sambal prawns somemore.. perfect condiment for petai fried rice! Salivating now!!

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  11. Lol! You are funny, Claire!

    Sorry I am never fond of petai. Hehe. But nice looking fried rice.

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    1. Yeah, not many people like to eat petai one..

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  12. No thank you to petai, not to my liking, hehe...

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    1. Don't want stinky toilet, right? hehehe

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    1. Yes, that was why I bought... didn't want to feel left out...

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  14. I don't find them that stinky. Is it because the ones in Australia are frozen ones? Your fried rice looks yummy!

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