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.
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