Malaysian Rempah

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Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Spirit & Spice

By Ghillie Basan

Published 2019

  • About

Rempah is the fresh base paste for many soups and noodle dishes in Malaysia and Singapore. In a culinary culture where wet ingredients are added to the wok first, this paste often follows finely chopped shallots or onions to flavour the oil before the coconut milk or stock is added. The ingredients might vary a little, depending on the dish, but the foundation is always ginger, garlic and chilli