Category: Southeast Asian Recipes

Devil’s Curry (Malacca, Malaysia)

Devil’s Curry (Malacca, Malaysia)

Devil’s curry, or Debal Kari, is an exotic dish that comes from the Eurasian community in Singapore and Malaysia. The dish is originally from Malacca – a Malaysian state that was a Portuguese colony for about a 100 years. The long occupation influenced the culture […]

Spicy Chicken In Coconut Milk (Java, Indonesia)

Spicy Chicken In Coconut Milk (Java, Indonesia)

I’m discovering the Southeast – from a classic cookbook. I guess that’s what foodmaniacs do. I’m on an adventure to explore Southeast Asian cuisine and, while I have tried a few Malaysian dishes, I’ve never done justice to the region. So this time around, the […]

Spicy Malay Fish Fry

Spicy Malay Fish Fry

I churned out this recipe drawing inspiration from the palatable Malaysian Ikan bakar (grilled/barbecued fish with spice based sauce). I just couldn’t resist harnessing the temptation to visit Malaysia again and relish the fish and sambal sauce. Sambal belacan sauce, made with shrimp paste, is […]