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Sambal Goreng Buncis (French Bean Side-dish)

Posted by Kroocrew on Monday, November 15, 2010, In : Indonesia 

A tasty side dish of French Beans Indonesian style.

  • 1 Onion
  • 1 Clove Garlic
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 1 tbs Sambal Oelek
  • 1 tin tomatoes
  • 1 ltr (2 pint) tin French beans or 1 kg (~2 lb) of fresh beans
  • 3 tbs Kecap Manis (a commercially available thick, sweet soy sauce)
  • 1 tbs cooking oil
  1. Fresh bean option: {Prepare fresh beans by washing and cutting into appropriate lengths. Add these to water in a pot with some salt and simmer until cooked. Drain and set aside}.
  2. Dice the onion and c...

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Chillie Hot Sauce {Huy Fong style} ซอสพริกไฮฟง

Posted by Kroocrew on Tuesday, July 20, 2010, In : Thailand 

This chilli sauce is not a Sriracha style but more closely related to the Huy Fong Sauce even though Huy Fong implies or more accurately states that it is Sriracha Sauce! All confusing stuff. 

The real difference being in that Sriracha Sauce doesn't have any tomato ketchup at all. This sauce is the kind that is most commonly referred to as Thai Hot Chillie Sauce in western countries. But not so in Thailand where the default Chillie Sauce is the Sriracha Sauce. A recipe to follow. Sriracha is ...

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Prawn Korroke

Posted by Kroocrew on Thursday, February 25, 2010, In : Japan 


  • 100 gm (3 1/2 oz) butter
  • 115 gm (4 oz) plain flour
  • 600 ml (1 1/4 pints) cold milk
  • salt and pepper
  • 400 gm (14 oz) cooked peeled prawns, diced
  • 2 teaspoons tomato puree
  • 5 or 6 tablespoons of Panko (or fine breadcrumbs)
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • oil for deep-frying


  1. Melt the butter in a medium saucepan and add the flour, stirring continuously. Allow the flour to cook in the butter for a couple of minutes, continuing to stir.
  2. Start adding the cold milk little by little, stirring all the while ...

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Chola (Channa Masala)

Posted by Kroocrew on Wednesday, August 19, 2009, In : India 

  • Garbanzo beans 15 oz (425 gm) can (canned works well)  
  • Cooking oil: 3 tbsp (45 ml)  
  • a. Hing powder: pinch  
  • b. Cumin seeds: 1 tspn  (5 ml)
  • c. Basan (Gram flour): 1 tspn  (5ml)
  • d. Tomato puree: 1 large tomato  
  • e. Ginger paste: 1 tspn  (5 ml)
  • f. Green chillie finely chopped: 1 tspn  (5 ml)
  • g. Turmeric powder: ½ tspn  (2.5 ml)
  • h. Chillie powder: ½ tspn  (2.5 ml)
  • i. Coriander powder: 3 tspn  (15 ml)
  • Salt: 1 tspn  (5 ml)
  • Approx ½ cup (120 ml) water.  
  • a pinch to ¼ tspn ( 1.25 ml) Garam M...

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