Sunday, September 28, 2008

Authentic Penang Curry Mee Recipe

Everyone loves the taste of Penang curry mee. It is also one of children’s favourite foods. The Curry mee hawkers put a lot of flavour enhancers in the soup that they sell. I don’t like to use food flavour enhancers in my cooking. The secret to a good Penang curry mee is the chili. Nothing beats a home cook curry mee. Here is the Penang curry mee recipe. Some of the ingredients...........................................The Curry Mee chili The soup. I did not use pig's blood, cockles and sotong as my kids don't like these food. Instead, I used fish ball and fish cake. Penang Curry Mee Recipe 1) Curry Mee Chili Blend this -Shallots, 5 pcs -Dried Prawns, 2 table spoons, soaked in water to soften -1 stalk of serai (lemongrass) Chilli paste, 150gms Salt, 1 teaspoon Curry Powder, 3 table spoons Belachan, 1/2 table spoon (optional) Sautéed the blended chili and dried prawns using 8 table spoons of oil until fragrant. Add chilli paste, curry powder, belachan, salt and curry powder. Stir using low heat until fragrant. 2) Soup Ingredient 6 bowls of water Chicken carcass ½ a coconut milk(add more if you want like the soup to be more creamy) 2 stalks of serai (lemongrass), bashed Salt to taste 2 table spoon of the above curry mee chili Prawns, 300 gms Toufu pok (deep fried tofu), 10pcs, cut into half Make the soup stock using chicken bones or carcass and add in lemongrass. Use 6 bowls of water. Put in the long beans, 2 table spoon of curry mee chili and add in ½ a coconut milk. Add in prawns. Add salt to taste. (Make sure the soup is salty enough so that the curry mee will taste better when you add it to the noodles). Add tofu pok before serving. 3) Mee, bihun and taugeh Yellow Mee, 300gms, blanched with boiling water and drained Rice vermicelli (bihun, 1/4 packet), blanced with boiling water and drained Beansprout(Taugeh), 300 gms, blanched with boiling water and drained 4)Garnishing Cockles, 500 gms, blanched and shelled Wet Cuttlefish, 1, (sotong kembang), blanched and cut into small strips Cooked pig’s blood, 300 gms, cut into cubes Long Beans, 5ps, cut into 1" length, blanched in hot water Eggs, 2, hard boiled and cut into four Note : I did not use cockles, cuttlefish and pig's blood in the above pictures because my kids don't like these. Put Mee and vermicelli in bowl and garnished, then add soup and chili Remember to add more curry mee chili in your curry mee before serving! Related Post 1) http://peteformation.blogspot.com/2008/11/quickie-ee-mee-egg-noodles-recipe-halal.html 2) http://peteformation.blogspot.com/2008/10/fried-teo-chew-mee-tiau-noodles-without.html 3) http://peteformation.blogspot.com/2008/10/authentic-penang-hokkien-mee-prawn-mee.html 4) http://peteformation.blogspot.com/2008/12/authentic-penang-assam-laksa-recipe.html

13 comments:

Chris said...

Wah! the curry look nice. yummy.. but i lazy to cook. keke..

cc of Quaint Melody said...

OMG! Totally mouth watering! I haven't had good curry mee for some time. Thanks for the recipe!

cleffairy said...

Hmmm...I love the taufu pok in curries...it's like sponge... when u eat em, the curries that's absorbed in it will be squashed out in our mouth!

suituapui said...

Drool! Drool! Looks so delicious!!! Must try one of these days!

BeverLy's Secret said...

WOWOOWOW...
I guess I dare not come to your site...
too many nice foods.. I'm on diet!!!

mistipurple said...

can you adopt me for a day? :P

Pete said...

chris : Ha ha, but it is healthier lorr.

cc : no problem. Happy cooking.

cleff : That is why I throw the tofu pok in the curry soup. Yummmy.

STP : Ha ha, happy cooking. Add more santan if you want it to be more creamy.

Beverly : Aiyo, from your pictures you look just nice lorr. No need to diet larrr!

Misti : Can, no problem. Now I have Cleff and you as my daughter. Yooo hoo, got 'instant daughter'. LOL

Josephine said...

wah! U can open shop d.

Where is the best curry mee stall?

Jalan Ipoh 3rd miles? Near the dim sum place?

Roses said...

the curry mee chili?? was it a ready-made paste u bought somewhere? or u made it yourself too??

Pete said...

josephine : Haven't try that one. Let u know when I try it.

Rose : Chili, made it by myself. LOL

Pei said...

Peter, thanks for the recipes. They all look yummy especially this Curry Mee. Keep up the good sharing :)

Jennifer said...

Hi Peter, may i know the above recipe how many person can be served? Thanks.

Pete said...

Hi Jennifer, will have around 5 servings. Happy Cooking!

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