Saturday, May 29, 2010
Peanut Dressing (To Pour over Indonesian Salad)
Ingredients & spices:
1/2 cup flaked coconut
1 cup hot water
1 shallot/small onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1 1/2 teaspoons ghee or peanut oil
2/3 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup water
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
How to prepare:
Place coconut in blender container; add 1 cup of water. Cover and blend on high speed about 30 seconds.
Cook and stir onion and garlic in oil in 2-quart saucepan about 5 minutes.
Stir in coconut and remaining ingredients. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly; reduce heat.
Simmer uncovered, stirring occasionally, until slightly thickened, about 3 minutes.