Sunday, 15 July 2012

Masak Lemak Telur Itik

 Duck eggs are pretty much easy to come by these days.
Though, they're still not widely available, you can find them in farm shops, delis, farmer's market and the like.

Masak Lemak Telur Itik
Duck Eggs in Coconut Gravy
Recipe adapted from Dapur Tanpa Sempadan (CikMat Gebu)

6 duck eggs
500 ml coconut milk
200 ml thick coconut cream

2 turmeric leaves
2 lemongrass, bruised
3 pc dried asam gelugor
1 small knob fresh turmeric
10 thai red chillies ( more if you're feeling lucky)
4 shallots
2 garlic cloves

In a blender, processed fresh turmeric, red chillies, shallots and garlic until fine.

In a deep saucepan, combine the blended ingredients, turmeriic leaves, coconut milk, lemon grass and asam gelugor and bring to boil.
Reduce heat until it is no longer boiling.
Working with the the eggs one by one, gently crack the egg into the gravy. With a spoon, nudge the egg whites closer to the yolk.
Once the eggs are fully cooked, add in the coconut cream and season to taste.