1) prepare hard-boiled eggs
Put 2 eggs and plenty of salt into pot
Half-cover the eggs with water
With lid on, turn the heat on until water boils. Then lower the heat to very low and leave for 10 minutes.
Drain water and keep aside
2) make rice
Im using this
Around 1/2 cup of rice for 2 servings. Im using rice cooker.
Rinse and drain water until water is no longer cloudy. It usually takes 3 rinses.
For the rice im using, it takes less water compared to Basmati Rice. I'm covering the rice with 1cm level of water. Make sure the rice covers the base of rice cooker evenly.
With switch off, im soaking the rice in water for at least half an hour for good texture.
You can prepare other ingredients while waiting.
After 30 minutes, you can see the rice has soaked up the water slightly.
With lid on, switch it on and 'cook'
While rice is cooked, leave on 'warm' mode to keep it warm and meanwhile prepare the rest.
3) Make curry
Garlic i bought today. Quite angry to find out they are sprouted.
But i managed to remove the sprouts out.
Peel and chop
Tomato. Chop it
Chopped carrots and tomatoes
2 washed chicken drumsticks
Bought fresh potato. Happy
On a flat pan, coat with generous amount of oil. Put potatoes
Make sure stove is very hot
Put the pan on
Within seconds you can see oil gets hot
Flip it after around 1 minute when you see the colour changes.
After another minute remove and put on kitchen towel. We only wanna partially-cook the potato
Put another piece of kitchen towel on top and press gently with chopsticks/fork to soak oil
Remove the kitchen oil to prevent sticking. Keep aside
Do the same with sausage
Cut it into pieces
Same oil used to fry potatoes
Very hot stove
Put it on
Flip after one minute
When it is crispy like this
Let onion cook
And remove drain. Keep aside
Prepare at least 300mL of hot water.
In a pot. Add around 10mL of oil
Fry the garlic, ginger and chili
Add chopped tomatoes and carrots
Add curry powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, bay leaves, cinnamon sticks (tap supply list to see quantity)
Mix on medium-high heat
Add 150mL of hot water. Mix
Put lid on
Wash green cabbage leaves
Tear them into smaller size
After boiling for 5 minutes
Put in the chicken drumsticks
Add in the cabbage leaves
Add enough water to cover the drumsticks
With lid on, let it boil to cook the chicken for 15 minutes
Add in the fried potato. Mix. With lid on let it boil for another 10minutes
Make sure chicken is cooked.
Remove them so that meat remains tender
Add in the fried onions and sausage
Add in coconut powder and salt to taste
Keep the heat on.
Look at the fluffy rice. Scoop onto plate
Remove shells from hard-boiled egg, add on some cucumbers, and most importantly serve with curry which is cooked from scratch! Have a good try :)