Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Da Sa Rang Korean Restaurant (SS15, Subang Jaya)

Just a walking distance from where I work, but trust me, though I have walked past Da Sa Rang like maybe hundreds of times? Really, such a confusing matter actually. For a matter of fact, my other half-half, no matter how many times I have coaxed him, he just wouldn't accompany me. He is not at all into Korean food. Somehow on this particular day, I had my chance to dining in Da Sa Rang. That too since I insisted, my two colleagues agreed. Where is the exact location of Da Sa Rang? Look out for McDonalds in SS15 and somehow, you will identify Da Sa Rang within the next three or maybe five doors away (upstairs). Ambiance of Da Sa Rang? Quite spacious. Outwardly clean and once we were seated by 12.30pm, we of course had to decide what to order. Menu calling and menu showcasing quite a good bit of choices. Our pick? Dolsot-Bibim-Bap, Gamja- Jjigare and Kinchi-Ramyeon.

Sunday, July 31, 2011

Rice Vadai (Fritters)

There will never be an end to my rice story. Rice is the one I must have everyday regardless where I am and what I do. I bet maybe I can include you as well ah? Where are you Malaysians? Rice is your favorite right? Of course, so to speak on your behalf (Ghee Rice & Nasi Dagang). Vadai out of cooked rice? How to make these crispy on the outside and soft bite inside rice vadai? Please read on followers of "cook with nava-k". Take care.

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Mee Rojak (Vegetarian)

Vegetarians, this Mee Rojak Vegetarian is from me to you. In fact, even non-vegetarians I bet will love this Mee Rojak. Not a big deal anyway. If you still insist on meat eating, add some cooked shredded chicken, pork, beef or whatever you are gamed for (Laksam Kelantan). But by far, nevertheless, Mee Rojak is 100% purely and totally a vegetarian noodle dish (Corn Soup & Curry Mee Vegetarian). Pictures of Mee Rojak obviously as you have already noted is? But I can assure you that recipe is as good as Nava K. Okay? Okay. What's mee rojak then? Gravy made from potato, peanuts and vegetable stock, tipped over yellow noodles and boiled egg, taugeh, tofu pok and mint leaves assembled.  

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Butter Chicken (Murgh Makhani)

"Betty Botter" bought some butter but the butter was so bitter. Nava K bought some butter, but the butter chicken she made with it was delicious. How it is? Not bad huh? Nava K can speak in riddles and she can cook too. Bang! How are you ladies and gentleman? You are literally salivating now? You should over this chicken dish (Cashew Nut Masala Chicken, Honey Chilli Chicken & Ayam Masak Merah), aka Murgh Makhani. A famous fare of Northern Indian origin. Hail the fiery, spicy-buttery-creamy and aromatic tastes of this Butter Chicken (Indian Chicken Curry & Chicken Devil Curry). Shall I leave you alone now? 

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Corn Soup (Indian Style) - Vegetarian

I've been singing "rain, rain go away, overgrown Nava want to play". But you know how stubborn things and people are? Even rain. When you least expect, when you have washed a big bundle of clothes and when you have spring-washed your car, the rain must come pouring down. Otherwise, how can our life be colorful? We sure need the colors? So with the rain, I'm bringing you a non-boring soup. Said before, I can't though remember how many times I have repeated like a parrot that rainy day is a soupy day. This vegetarian Indian style soup (Pumpkin Soup). Corn, white tofu, spices, butter, spring onion and coriander leaves. Feel free to slurp in everyone. Bye for now.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Laksam Kelantan

Hellloo foodie,
What's in store for our cooking today? Oh-well-well. I'm going to introduce to you another noodle dish (Mee Rebus, Curry Mee Vegetarian & Hokkien Mee). From the state of Kelantan, remember Nasi Dagang? Laksam is basically, as I have already said, a noodle dish. A soupy curry type dish. Of course, as always, I must tell you that there's various versions to a bowl of Laksam, additionally, there's no right and wrong formula on its cooking technic and preferred ingredients. Still, essentially, we must get it right with the basics. For this laksam,  we should potentially get it right on its fish-coconut milk broth (Home Made Curry Mee), and the rest, meaning, type of noodles and topping and garnishes are as per your choice (Malaysian Fried Mee, Penang Prawn Mee & Lamb Pho). So, what are you waiting for? Wouldn't you wanna dive into this creamy, spicy and aromatic broth, generously ladled over noodles and garnished with ginger torch bud? I reckon you must. 

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Chinese Prawn Fritters

The return of prawns? Of course. Basically because I had to finish up the about 10 prawns still in my fridge. These batter coated, fried to utter puffy and crispy crunchy atop and juicy a single prawn inside Chinese style (Chinese Fried Rice, Kam Heong Prawns & Fried Shrimp Wantons) fritters? Chinese Prawn Fritters (Tamarind Prawn Curry, Penang Prawn Mee, Prawn Sambal & Devilled Prawns) without a doubt can be a teatime snack, or for party going around nibbling or please, feel free to having it as a side for rice. Oh, not to forget for pairing along some chilli sauce and/or mayonnaise. I'm done here. I'll see you soon yea.  

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