500gm dory fish fillet, cut small
1 egg white
salt & pepper
1-1/2 cup tapioca flour, for coating
Ingredients for Masak Merah :
1 large onion, sliced
1 tomato, cut into wedges
1 small cinnamon stick (optional)
1 star anise
2 cardamom pod
1/2 cup tomato sauce
3/4 cup coconut milk (3/4 cup water + 4 tbsp coconut powder)
1 tbsp sugar
salt to taste
5 gloves garlic
1 inch ginger
5 red chilies
5 dried chilies, soaked
(1) marinade fish fillet with salt & pepper and egg white, then coat with tapioca flour and fry till crispy brown.
(2) heat enough cooking oil and saute cinnamon stick, star anise, cardamom pod & cloves till fragrant.
(3) stir in blended paste & onion let to simmer till turned dark red colour, then stir in the remaining ingredients and let to cook till thick.
(4) finally, serve fried crispy fish fillet with masak merah sauce along with rice or noodle.
I'm sending this to Suresh @ Muhibbah Malaysian Monday.