Tuesday, December 16, 2008

A recipe and my hair color! :D

Engmin requested for the recipe I used to make the Tom Kha Gai (Chicken and Coconut Soup) yesterday, so here it it! :D

Preparation time: 20 minutes
Total cooking time: 20 minutes
Serves: 4

2 cups (500ml) coconut milk
1 cup (250ml) chicken stock
5cm piece of fresh galangal, peeled and sliced
3 chicken breast fillets, cut into bite-size pieces
1-2 teaspoons finely chopped red chillies
1 tablespoon fish sauce
1 teaspoon soft brown sugar
1/2 cup (15g) fresh coriander leaves
Fresh coriander leaves to garnish

1. Combine the coconut milk, stock and galangal in a pan, bring to the boil and simmer over low heat for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

2. Add the chicken pieces and chili to the pan and simmer for 8 minutes.

3. Stir in the fish sauce and brown sugar. Add the coriander leaves and serve the soup immediately, garnished with the remaining coriander leaves.

Nutrition per serve:
Protein - 20g
Fat - 25g
Carbohydrate - 5g
Dietary Fibre - 0g
Cholesterol - 40mg
Calories - 1445 kJ (345 cal)

Have fun trying, Engmin!! And remember to let us know the outcome! hehe!!


Anonymous asked what is my hair color now. To be honest, i don't know! lol! It was originally a bright vibrant reddish brown, but has since faded into this dull medium light golden brown!

LOL, i know i'm not being very helpful here, but i hope the pictures helped!! hehehe!!

And yes, i know my hair is very dry now. Stop staring at the horrible ends already! >.<


  1. i love your hair color! so pretty! thanks for the recipe!

  2. thanks for the recipe, jenn! i'll give it a whirl soon hehehe

  3. galangal is kunyit hidup is it? or was it halia muda?

  4. Nikki: Awww... thank you!! :D You're most welcome!! :)

  5. Engmin: No problem!! :D Do let us know how it turned out for you ya!! :D

  6. Kay: galangal is lengkuas! :D

  7. suddenly got recipe pulak :p

    I like your hair then!! looks so glossy. eeps!

  8. ahahaha yeah, got recipe cuz someone requested for it mah!! :D

    the hair was glossy because of some treatment i did! i miss my glossy hair too!! it's sooo dry now!! icks!

  9. wheeee~ i like the hair a lot. cant wait to grow mine.
    thanks ya!

    p/s: i'm the miss anonymous:)

  10. aiyoh,lengkuas ka? so paiseh...

  11. Janey: you're most welcome! :D How long do you plan to grow your hair? :D

  12. Kay: ahahaha no problem la!! I also didn't know that it was lengkuas until i googled for it! :D

  13. mine's now shoulder lentgh. so its flipping out like there's no tomorrow.
    probably till it reaches the chest then only i'll have some layering done la. (sthin like ures?)
    hahah.i'm like becoming a you-wannabe ;)

  14. Janey: icic!! yeah, shoulder length hair is such a headache!! i hope yours grow out soon! :D

    mine is actually curly, just that i'm too lazy to style it! lol!! :P

  15. What hair coloring brand and color number you used? :D


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