Sultan Fish in Tom Yam Gravy

Jelawat Masak Tom Yam

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Appears in
The Best of Chef Wan Volume 1: A Taste of Malaysia

By Chef Wan

Published 2018

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Sultan fish or jelawat is a freshwater fish popular with Malaysians.


  • Cooking oil 6 Tbsp
  • Aubergines (eggplants/brinjal) 2, quartered
  • Ladies fingers (


  • Heat 4 Tbsp oil in a wok and stir-fry the aubergines and ladies fingers. Drain and set aside.
  • In a clean wok, heat the remaining oil and sauté tom yam paste until fragrant. Pour in water and coconut milk and bring to a simmer.
  • Add fried eggplants and