Contact Us

Pemetaan Budaya

EN BM

CATFISH IN FERMENTED DURIAN

This cuisine is popular especially in the district of Temerloh in Pahang. The main ingredient is the catfish cooked in tempoyak, the fermented flesh of the durian fruit. The durian flesh is separated from the seed, mixed with a little salt and fermented for three to five days in a room temperature.

Other ingredients are chilies, kesum leaf, big onion, turmeric, and an adequate amount of salt and sugar. Pound finely all the ingredients except the fish, tempoyak and kesum leaf. Put in a pot, add in sufficient amount of water, the tempoyak, salt and sugar and mix thoroughly. Lastly, add in the fish and let cooked.

JKKN PAHANG

Kompleks JKKN Pahang,
Lot 57100, Jalan Tok Sisek,
25000 Kuantan, Pahang Darul Makmur.
Tel : 09-517 8466 Fax : 09-517 9466

Disclaimer:

The Government of Malaysia and National Department for Culture and Arts shall not be liable for any loss or damage caused by the usage of any information obtained from this website. Copyright © 2021 National Department For Culture And Arts. Best viewed using IE 8.0 or later & Firefox 3.0 or later with minimum resolution of 1024 x 768