Here we have an exciting meal bowl of Malaysian Style Chicken Rendang served along with a Fried Egg, Pickled onions, Steamed Rice. It is good to try out something new once in a while for your weekend meals. This will help to understand the different flavours across the world.
In today's meals we have added a Malaysian inspired dish which is the Chicken Rendang, the flavours are packed with spices like dry red chillies, cardamom, cloves, star anise, cinnamon stick and lemon grass. The gravy is quite thick and is thickened little by using coconut milk. A good serving of this chicken curry for your weekend meal will help you gain protein and carbs for your diet.
We have then paired it with some more protein rich fried egg, which is very simple to make and will add in an extra touch to your meal. You can even add boiled egg if you want and sprinkle it with some pepper powder, salt and oregano and serve also. Then as your accompaniments we have a simple pickled onions, cucumber and peanut salad. It is quick tossed salad and you can add other salad of your choice as well to make it more healthy and nutritious. Then a good portion of plain rice is served by the side.
1. Chicken Rendang Recipe - Malaysian-Indonesian Chicken Stew
A spicy flavourful chicken gravy that is authentically made in Malaysia. The color of the chicken gravy is gained mainly from the ground dry red chilli paste which is then incorporated with coconut milk to create a rich curry.
If you are looking for more Chicken gravy here are some :
- Masaledar Malai Chicken Curry Recipe
- Butter Chicken Recipe
- Coorg Koli Curry Recipe (Chicken In Gravy)
2. Fried Egg Recipe (Sunny Side Up)
A best way to incorporate protein into your diet is through a simple fried egg recipe. It is the basic dish that anyone can try it out. All you need is a pan and you can crack the egg and have a bull's eye or fry completely on either side.
If you are looking for egg recipe here are some :
- Scrambled Egg Sandwich Recipe With Cucumber
- Sri Lankan Eggplant Curry Recipe
- Herbed Egg Canapé Recipe with Dijon Mustard
3. Pickled Onions Recipe
Pickled onions are simple to make and gives in a great crunch to your meals. You can also add in some sliced cucumber and cabbage as well into the pickling. A usual pickling is given with chilli vinegar, salt and sugar. A bit of soy sauce will add in the saltiness to the salad. We have also added in some toasted peanuts to give an extra crunch.
If you are looking to add in extra salad here are some :
- Sweet Potato & Green Bean Salad Recipe
- Grilled Winter Vegetable Salad Recipe
- Thai Green Papaya Salad Recipe
4. Steamed Rice Recipe - Pressure Cooker & Sauce Pan Methods
We have added a plain steamed rice into the meal, which pressure cooked in one pot. This will help to cook the rice faster and is an very easy method. You can as well add different types of grains such as brown rice, black rice, quinoa to keep it healthy.
If you are looking for more Side dish recipes here are some :
- Quinoa Brown Rice and Vegetable Pulao Recipe
- Mexican Brown Rice and Quinoa Casserole Recipe
- Curry Fried Quinoa Rice Recipe