Leeks Fried with Chili Recipe

Leeks Fried with Chili Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 6

4 medium size leeks

1/4 cup cooking oil

1/2 teaspoon turmeric, ground

2 teaspoon chili powder

2 tablespoons dried shirmp pounder

Salt to taste

 

Method :

Carefully wash the leeks thoroughly to ensure all sands and grits are removed. Remove any tough or withered leaves. Use the green parts as well. Slice the leeks very thinly with a sharp knife. When slicing the leaves, make a tight bundle and hold tightly. Heat a large saucepan with the cooking oil and add in the leeks. Stir fry for about 5 minutes and add the remaining ingredients. Stir well. Cover with a lid and cook over low heat for 30 minutes, stirring occsaionally. The leeks should reduce significantly in volume. Cook uncovered until the liquid dries and the leek have an oily appearance. Serve as an accompaniment to a meal of steamed white rice.

 

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