Brunei Food: How To Make Easy And Simple AMBUYAT Recipe – When you visit Brunei Darussalam, then don’t forget to sample the original dishes from the country. There are some typical Brunei food you should try.
The very popular typical Brunei food is Ambuyat. Ambuyat is a food made from sago flour. In the Malay language Ambuyat means sago. Food is like a porridge on the primarily, it tastes fresh. Therefore, Ambuyat always served with a variety of side dishes and spicy sambal called Cacah. The spicy taste of the count of and side dishes provided adds flavor to the delights of Ambuyat.
- 1 lb sago starch/potato starch/tapioca starch
- 2 1/2 cups of water
- 1 Thai chili pepper
- 1 Tbsp shrimp taste
- 1 Tbsp dried shrimp
- 1 Tbsp durian
First, you need to combine the tapioca, sago or potato starch with some cool water. Set it aside in the bowl for a few minutes.
Next, heat the water in the kettle and slowly pour the hot boiled water in the container with the starch.
If the starch begins to appear sticky, you can utilize a wooden spoon to start whisking it together. Once it is done, the Ambuyat will now be starchy and sticky.
Now, you have to prepare a shrimp flavored tempoyak or Durian sauce to serve with your Ambuyat.
To crumble the dried shrimp with a Thai chili pepper, you can use a mortar and pestle. Or traditionally, you can use the stone bowl or lasung.
Then add the shrimp paste to the pepper mixture and minced shrimp. You need to sprinkle a bit of salt to taste.
You can now transfer it to a separate serving bowl. Stir in a little hot water slowly to the durian and shrimp mixture.
Finally, serve the Ambuyat dish of Brunei while still hot with the shrimp sauce for dipping. Some other side dishes are cooked vegetables, fried belutak, fried fish fillets, and sweet and sour sauces.