Pucuk Paku is a delicious wild fern. It’s highly nutritional and rich in antioxidants, with high fibre content. This curly vegetable makes a great and simple stir-fried dish but we love ours cooked with belacan!
|1 bunch Pucuk Paku|
|2 Red small onions|
|3 Garlic cloves|
|1 Big red chilli|
|3 Chilli padi|
|1 tsp Belacan|
|1 tbsp Oyster Sauce|
|½ tsp Salt|
|2 tbsp cooking oil|
|1 tbsp water|
- Rinse one bunch (or ikat) of pucuk paku, and then cut off 2 inches from the stem.
- In a mortar place the onions, red chilli, chilli padi and garlic cloves, then pound them
- In a wok add cooking oil then put the sambal mix, from the mortar, oyster sauce and salt, then fry until fragrant.
- Add the pucuk paku, water and then fry for 3 minutes.