Saturday, April 4, 2015

Reanaclaire's Assam Fish And Eggs With Tomatoes

FIRST TIME MAKING ASSAM FISH here in my little kitchen...

I bought three pieces of Red Fish and a packet of Nyonya paste... thought of buying some ladies' fingers aka okra then saw the price RM3.50 for a packet!  I put it back and chose three brinjals instead and what did I get?  The brinjals cost RM4.15... aiyoh, more expensive than the ladies fingers... see, penny wise, pound foolish.. ended up buying more expensive... *didn't feel like putting them back after weighing... self conscious!*

Since my little kitchen is going to close up once again, I tried to "get rid" of all perishable stuff in the fridge.. eggs, onions, garlic, tomatoes... I know my son will not do any more cooking when I am not around... so better use up whatever that cannot keep too long...
And thence the Assam Fish Curry....
Cut up everything...
Sauteed the garlic, big onions, fermented beancurd sauce and Nyonya sauce..
And dump all the vegetables inside after a few minutes..
Add in some water...
*but I ended up putting too much* 
And put in the fish when the vegetables turned a bit soft... 
Anyway... all turn out well and one....
My sons said more sauce is good...
Can drink as soup!!
hahhaaa...
Three eggs beaten well and sauteed with cut tomatoes and big onions.....
And our evening dinner... 
Very simple!
Eaten with our pumpkin brown rice and sambal dried prawns!
When I said Little Kitchen, it really means very mini sized..
Only one person can go in and cook..and that is...
Reanaclaire!



19 comments:

  1. Your assam fish hou hoiwai.. And yes, the boys are right, can drink as soup, nothing wrong with that.. I would add ladies fingers and brinjals and some long beans too, like outside sell punya assam fish curry, yummzz.. Must eat rice with hands too ;)

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    1. Yes, must add more vege next time baru nampak some colours! :)

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  2. Very home-cooked. Nice meal. I do not mind the assam curry sauce to goes with rice. I can ear 2 bowls!!

    So your mini-sized kitchen is closed for now?? Guess no cooking post from you till further notice. More jalan-jalan cari makan posts!

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    1. Yes, going to close for now.. got one more meal not yet put up.. hahaa..

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  3. I like the assam sauce to drown in my rice. Assam fish, very appetising dish. I can feel the sourish taste by looking at the pix. Yumzzzzz

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    1. Cos I prefer assam to santan.. so I cook that.. anyway, difficult to find fresh santan over here.. but can use milk instead..

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  4. Delicious assam fish. You get to cook when your kids are around.

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    1. Yes, after that only simple cooking for myself and girl..

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  5. Just assam fish with all those veggie is enough for me. I am also eyeing your sambal dried prawns hahaha

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    1. That... you must ask Kong! hahahaa.. before I left, she gave me a tub.. hehehe

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  6. Claire!!!! It looks delicious! And now I know the ingredients in Assam Fish Curry!

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    1. Oh Ginny! That packet can be bought at the mall.... easy only..

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  7. Yes, I like it soupy...can drink as soup, not just banjir the rice. Something like my masak kunyit fish or prawns... Yummmmm!!!!

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    1. I am thinking of your big head prawns.. ymsssss!

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  8. Since they don't cook, so it is pointless to have a big kitchen anyway! Now that you going to stay with them for a bit, maybe is time to redo the kitchen to be bigger. Or get a bigger house! :D

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    1. Oh no need.. please... no big house for me to clean please!! Old bones cannot do so much.. a small cozy one will do...

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  9. Nice, nice! So long already I haven't eaten assam fish. Yeah, at home my mum likes to cook hers with more gravy and we actually drink it because it is so good!

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  10. i used not to like big onions, but now like it, hehe...

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  11. Your assam fish looks very tasty! Sure can eat many bowls of rice with it.

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