15 August 2014 ~ Comments Off on Ayam Buah Keluak: A Dish to Taste Before You Die

Ayam Buah Keluak: A Dish to Taste Before You Die

Many of us are looking for some food in other countries. However, we tend to forget that there are a lot of delectable, jaw-dropping and appetizing foods that is found in our own homeland. One dish is a Peranakan (Straits-Chinese) favorite. It is an unforgettable recipe since it has been passed down from generation to generation and today; it became one of the most loved dishes in Singapore.

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Truly, it is one authentic Peranakan dish. Ayam Buah Keluak is usually made with chicken slices but sometimes it is made with pork. This recipe is mixed with “kelauk”, a variety of nut that has a hard shell with a tangy liquid inside. The kelauk creates the delicious taste that will surely make a person sated.


On the other hand, if you think that it’s a difficult recipe to prepare, you’re correct. In fact, the rempah (an ingredient that is made of seven substances) takes half a day before it is cooked well. To make Ayam Buah Keluak, the first thing to prepare is that nuts, you have to soak it water for at least two days. Then, before you are going to cut the nut in half, make sure that you got the black flesh inside the nut.

After that, pound it and combine with other spices. And lastly, mix the pounded nuts, chicken and the rempah. However, you must boil it for another half day until the sauce become thick. This recipe is really hard to find in the metro because of its tiring preparation but if it is perfectly cooked, it will guarantee you pure satisfaction.



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