Kobis Masak Lemak (Cabbage In Cocounut Gravy)

Complete your menu with this tasty cabbage-tofu vegetable combo. With a generous amount of coconut milk, this rich dish pairs well with just about any Malay lauk. Ready in just a matter of mins, it’s so simple to make and of course so sedap!

Prep Time

10 min.

Cook Time

15 min.

Total Time

25 min.


Quick & Easy


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 350g Cabbage (roughly cut)
 2 pcs Firm Tofu (cubed)
 30g Anchovies (Ikan bilis)
 ½ Big Red Onion (sliced)
 3 cloves Garlic (sliced)
 2 Red Chillies (sliced)
 1 Carrot (sliced)
 400ml Water
 400ml Coconut Milk
 ½ tsp Salt
 ½ tsp Sugar


  1. In a wok heat up some oil and fry the anchovies for 2 mins, then add the onions, garlic, chillies and stir well and cook 2 mins.
  2. Then add in the carrot and water and allow to cook for another 5 mins.
  3. Add in the cabbage, tofu and coconut milk and cook for another 3 mins.
  4. Add the salt and sugar (adjust to your taste) and stir well again, then serve.

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