Thursday, May 24, 2007

Mom's achar!!

2 cucumber, julienned
2 carrots, julienned
dried chilies 6 pc
tumeric powder 1 tsp
shallot 1 medium
Roasted Sesame seeds 2 tbs
Roasted Ground peanuts 2 tbs
white vinegar 4-6 tbs
Sugar 6-8 tbs
Pineapple, diced, ½ cup

1. Marinate cucumber with salt for 30 mins. Wash off and dry with paper towels.
2. Fry shallots, chilis and tumeric powder til fragrant.
3. Add cucumber and carrots
4. Add rest of ingredients in order.
5. Chill overnight to allow flavours to fuse.

Comments: yay! I tot i had lost the recipe!! Made this last year....definitely a keeper!!! Serve with Hainan chicken rice....or Coconut rice (nasi lemak)....or rendang...or any spicy dish with rice..... :)

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