Asian, Beef, Dinner, Main, Traditional

Gulai Ikan Tongkol

A must-try dish, filled with explosive flavour of coconut milk, curry, mackerels with roasted coconut paste.

SERVES  6 – 8







  • 2 Pieces of Medium-Sized Mackerels
  • 2 Pieces of Red Chilies, Halved
  • 2 Green Chilies, Halved
  • 2 Pieces of Asam Gelugur
  • 2 Stalks of Lemongrass, Smashed
  • 2 Tablespoons of Kerisik (Roasted Coconut Paste)
  • 2 Tablespoons of Fish Curry Spice Mix
  • 1 Tablespoon of Coriander Powder
  • 2 Tablespoons of Chili Paste
  • 400ml of Thick Coconut Milk
  • 1 Liter of Diluted Coconut Milk (8ml of Coconut Milk + 200ml Water)
  • 1 Tablespoon of Gula Melaka (or Sugar)
  • 2 Tablespoons of Oil


To Sauté

  • 6 Pieces of Small Onions, Sliced Thinly
  • 2 Cloves of Garlic, Sliced
  • ½ Inch of Fresh Ginger, Sliced
  • A teaspoon of Fenugreek seeds


Spice paste (Blended)

  • 3 Cloves of Garlic
  • 1 Piece of Large Onion
  • 2 Inches of Fresh Turmeric Root
  • ½ Inch of Galangal

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  1. With the lid open, turn the handle to the lock position, press the [MENU SELECTION] button to select the [MULTICOOK] function and press [COOK].
  2. Pour in the oil into the pot, heat up the oil.
  3. Pour in the blended spice paste in the pot and let it cook until fragrant.
  4. Add the fish curry spice ix, coriander powder and the ingredients to be sautéed into the pot and let it cook until the onions are soft.
  5. Add all the other ingredients (except the thick coconut milk). Turn the handle to the unlock position, close the lid and turn the handle to the lock position. Press [COOK]. Cook for 20 minutes.
  6. After 20 minutes, unlock the handle and open the lid, add the thick coconut milk, close the lid and turn the handle to the lock position and press [COOK] and heat for 5 minutes.
  7. Season to taste and serve.


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Hydraulic Slow Opening Mode

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Patented Soft Steam Cap

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Water Draining System

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Non-Stop Steam Emission

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Water Draining System

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