2nd June 2000
2 chicken breasts (4 fillets, cubed)
Leave for 1/2 an hour then deep-fry until golden brown.
3 tbs oil
Heat the oil in a wok. First add the ginger and garlic, red chillie pieces and cadju. Stir it, then add the chillie paste, the fried chicken pieces and mix. Add in the sugar, tomato sauce, soya sauce, cornflour-stock and 1 tsp salt. Mix well. Lastly add in the spring onions and leaves and take off fire.
Approx. cost - Rs. 200
Chicken and sweetcorn soup
100g chicken/prawn/crab meat
1 tsp salt
Heat the oil in a large bowl. First add the ginger and garlic, onions and meat. Stir it and then add the tin of sweetcorn and the stock. Let it boil. Then add 1 tsp salt, the cornflour mix and 1 tsp Ajinomoto. Stir it and lastly stir in the egg whites with a fork. Remove from fire immediately.
Approx. cost - Rs. 250
Prawns and cashew nuts
400g prawns, cleaned and deveined with tail intact
Mix the prawns and leave for 1/2 an hour
200g cashew nuts, halved
Heat oil in a pan. Add in the ginger and garlic and cashew nuts. Fry for a few minutes then take out and leave aside. Add prawns to oil and fry until pink in colour, then put in the chillie powder, turmeric, 1/2 tsp salt, the onions and green chillies. Mix well, add in the soya sauce and 1/4 tsp Ajinomoto. Now add the cashew nuts. Stir, remove from fire and lastly mix in the chopped parsley.
Approx. cost - Rs. 300
Thai whole fish in red curry sauce
1 kg Mullet fish (whole) cleaned. Make diamond cuts on each side of the fish.
Marinate for 2-4 hours.
Dust 1 tbs cornflour and 1 tbs flour over fish on each side. Reserve marinade juice and deep fry in hot oil, tail first.
3 tbs oil
Approx. cost - Rs. 450
Heat the oil in a wok. Add the ginger and garlic, ripe red chillies, onions and prawn powder. Stir fry for a few minutes. Then add the salt, Ajinomoto, soya sauce and roasted coconut, mix, take out and leave aside.
1/4 cup oil
Heat the oil in a wok. When the oil is hot, add the kankun leaves and fry lightly till bright green. Remove from fire immediately. Add in the roasted peanuts and mix well. Pour sauce over just before serving.
Approx. cost - Rs. 100
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