Thursday, October 8, 2009

Fried Porridge Recipe

Nibong Tebal and Serdang which are located in the Northern states are famous for its’ Fried Porridge. There used to be a Nibong Tebal Fried Porridge branch in Manjalara, Kepong but it has since been closed down. The lady boss told me that she had a hard time looking for workers to help out in the restaurant, so they just closed it down. She set up a Penang Tua Pan(wat tan hor) stall with two of her workers in Kedai Kopi Yat Ka which is not far away from the original restaurant. They don’t sell fried porridge in this stall but only noodles and tuapan. Anyway, I got some leftover rice and I tried to make fried porridge with it for supper. Here is the recipe of my fried porridge.

Ingredients
Rice, 1 bowl
Garlic, 3 pcs, chopped finely
Ginger, 1”x1”x1”, cut into fine strips
Roast pork, 7 pcs
Dark Soya Sauce, 1 teaspoon
Light soya sauce, 2 table spoon
Marmite, 1 teaspoon
Oyster sauce, 1 teaspoon
Salt to taste
Long beans, 3 stalks, cut into small pieces
Salt to taste S
esame seed oil, ½ teaspoon
Cilantro (daun sup) for garnishing

Put some vegetable oil in hot wok and sautéed ginger & garlic until fragrant. Add in the roast pork, dark soya sauce, light soya sauce, marmite, oyster sauce and long beans. Fry until the long beans are cooked. Put in the rice. Fry for a short while. Put the rice aside. Put 2 bowls of water in pot and bring to a boil. Add in the rice and let it simmer for a short while. Add salt to taste. Garnish with cilantro and serve!

16 comments:

Ayie said...

fried porridge really sounds unique since i never associated frying with porridge. But looking at the ingredients, i can tell it's savory.

~Elaine Tam~ said...

Fried rice porridge..Will it be little bit oily if you make the porridge out of fried rice? @_@

~Elaine Tam~ said...

Fried rice porridge...hmmm..will it be oily if you made out of fried rice? @__@

Mei Teng said...

This is something new. Have never herad of fried porridge. I think the only difference from the normal porridge is stir frying the ingredients first before boiling it to porridge consistency.

wenn said...

if u use the rice cooker..it becomes 'hum fun'..

ladyviral said...

Fried Rice porridge o_o;

It is like Teo chew porridge? :P

Pete said...

Ayie : With the roast pork added to it....nice!

Elaine : Ya, it can be a bit oily!

Mei Teng : Quite popular in Nibong Tebal and Serdang (not the KL Serdang). Check it out when you are there next time.

Wenn : Ha ha, hum fun!

Ladyviral : This is different from Teow Chew porridge....everything added to it....like baby porridge...ha ha ha!

smallkucing said...

Never heard of fried poridge before this. Interesting.

reanaclaire said...

Pete: i tried that once in Prai long time ago.. i dont like it.. hahaha.. funny to eat with the soup .. i still prefer the teochiew porridge, plain and eaten with salted egg or ikan bilis.. or even groundnuts.. hahaa.. i love that..

CheaHS@n said...

Yeah been there a few times, it has moved for the third time guess the second and third location is not that strategic even though same area. Heard it first started from Serdang. Like it very much maybe I'm overgrown baby like what you said 'baby porridge'. hehe..

Pete said...

smallkucing : Quite nice, actually.

Claire : Teowchew porridge is nice.....eat with pickled mustard...yum yum!

Bro Cheah : Baby poriddge is nice and nutritious......ha ha ha!

A Full-Timed Housefly said...

Thi something unique which I've not tried before , thanks for sharing !

Pete said...

Full timed housefly : Try is if you go up to the northern Mal States, Nibong Tebal or Serdang, next time you are there....nice food!

suituapui said...

Eyew... Give me plain porridge anytime!

Pete said...

STP : If you happen to be in Sg Petani again, drop by in Nibong Tebal (south).....once you tasted it.....then you know how yummy it is! LOL!

mommyscchoo@yahoo.com said...

ok, will love to give it a try. looks good.

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