Thinking of what to cook for iftar was indeed the most talkable topic in the office when the office hours is almost over. We eat everyday, whether it is during Ramadhan or not. But I wonder why it is a major consideration when cooking for iftar when Allah has promised that the TWO most special occasion for those who are fasting is during iftar and when meeting the Rabb in the hereafter. It tells that iftar was a special occasion, serve anything at that time, I bet, you will find it delicious.
It is easier said than done, I am still thinking about what to cook for today's iftar. At times, simple menu is the most delicious menu. And recently, I made the SIMPLE MACKEREL in TAMARIND JUICE. You can substitute the fish to any fish that you like.
Mouth watering isn't it?
As simple it is called, I used:
Slightly fried fish (it was mackerel here)
1 large onion - sliced
1 inch of ginger - sliced thinly
5 small Fiery hot chillies (cili api)
1 table spoon of tamarind paste
1 teaspoon sugar
2 cups of plain water
Salt to taste
1 table spoon Cooking oil
How I cooked it:
Heat the pan and cooking oil
Saute the onion, ginger and chillies
Add the tamarind paste
Add the water
Put the fish in and let it boil for a while
Next, season it with sugar and salt
(the sugar will balance the sour taste of the tamarind juice)
That's it! Bismillahirrahmanirrahim .....