1. About Pakis ( Fern ) Rendang
Pakis ( Fern ) Rendang is a dish made from Pakis ( Fern ). This food is the original food from Padang, West Sumatera, Indonesia. Now Pakis (fern) Rendang is famous all over the world. Pakis ( Fern) rendang is eaten with rice and vegetables as a side dish. The delicious taste of Pakis ( Fern ) Rendang is very inviting appetite. To make this Pakis ( Fern ) Rendang other ingredients used are red chili, red cayenne pepper, turmeric, ginger, red onion, garlic, pepper, coriander, nutmeg, lime leaves and lemongrass.
Vegetable fern (Diplazium esculentum) is a kind of fern that is usually eaten by its young leaves as a vegetable by the people of Southeast Asia and the islands in the Pacific Ocean. This fern usually grows on the banks of the river or on the cliffs of damp and shady. Usage is usually made of fern curry
The existence of the use of red chili is many, making this dish contains many Vitamin C, provitamin A, and minerals that are needed by our bodies. Spices like turmeric and ginger are also very beneficial for the body because of its content. This dish also does not use cooking oil so it is healthier. If you like spicy food read too: How To Make Beef Rendang Delicious and Nutritious
The ingredients used in cooking Pakis ( Fern ) Rendang
- 1 kg of Pakis ( Fern)
- 100 grams red chili.
- 50 grams red cayenne pepper.
- 3 centimeters Turmeric.
- 3 centimeters Ginger.
- 4 centimeters galangal.
- 10 pieces of red onion.
- 10 cloves of garlic.
- 2 pieces of turmeric leaves.
- 5 lime leaves.
- 2 stalks of lemongrass, 1 seed of the nutmeg, 1 tablespoon coriander, 1 teaspoon of pepper.
- 1 coconut, take the coconut milk.
- The salt according to taste.
- Sufficient water.
Step to make Pakis ( Fern ) Rendang.
Clean the Pakis ( Fern). Cut to taste. Blend the red pepper, red cayenne pepper, turmeric, ginger, galangal, red onion, garlic, nutmeg, pepper, and coriander.Prepare the skillet, then add the cleaned Pakis ( Fern). Enter also the spice that has been smoothed earlier. Stir well.Wash the lime leaves and add them to the mixture of the ingredients. Add turmeric leaves, lemongrass that has been cleaned and washed, coconut milk, enough water until the beef is submerged all over, and salt to taste. Heat over low heat. Hold slowly. Wait until coconut thickens and is brownish. A delicious, healthy and nutritious Pakis ( Fern ) Rendang is ready to serve.
How to serve Pakis ( Fern ) Rendang
Serve Pakis ( Fern ) Rendang in a clean, dry dish. Complete with rice and vegetables.