Have you ever hear of Paku Miding ( a kind of vegetable )?? Actually I never eat this vege till I married my hubby and move back to Sibu. One day, MIL cooked this vege, I found it so weird...looks scary to me. But then I saw hubby and MIL keep eating, so let's give a try. At last I fall in love with this paku miding.
It is nice to cook with Belacan, add some chillies and the taste is yummy. This morning I went to wet market and I saw this Paku Miding vege. Bought some and tonight I cooked it as one of the dishes for dinner.
And here is a recipe for Belacan Miding :-
-About 500 grammes of paku miding (pluck tips only)
-About 20 to 40 grammes of belacan
-5 cloves garlic
-5 cloves shallots
-About 30 grammes of dried prawns (pre-soaked for 15 minutes)
-5 red chillies (remove seed if you prefer it less spicy)
-3 tablespoons warm water
- 3 tablespoons cooking oil
1.Pound or blend belacan, garlic, shallots, dried prawns and red chillies.
2.Heat 2 tablespoons oil in wok and saute belacan mix till aromatic (approximately 1 minute). Add another tablespoon of oil if belacan mix too dry or begin to burn.
3.Add miding to belacan mix and stir-fry briskly. Add water and continue stir frying till water almost dried up (but miding is moist).
NB: Can also cook this paku miding with beehoon. Soak the meehoon before frying together with paku miding.