Raya dishes: How to make Kuah KacangCHEF ABU DZAR
Kuah kacang or peanut sauce is a popular item on the menu during Raya. It’s best served with some nasi impit! Here’s how you can make it.
400g of ground peanuts
1 cup chilli paste
80g palm sugar
1/2 cup tamarind water
Salt to taste
Ingredients to blend:
3 cloves garlic
1 lemongrass stalks
2-inch galangal (optional)
1.Fry the peanuts until golden brown. Lift and cool then grind coarsely.
2. Heat about 3 tablespoons of oil and add the finely blended ingredients along with the chili paste. Fry until the oil separates.
3. Add the peanuts and water. Bring to a boil.
4. Add palm sugar, tamarind water and salt to taste. Continue to cook until the gravy thickens.