Cumi Padang ( Padang squid )

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I love Padang food! All of them and particularly this menu! if you live out of Indonesia and I fully understand that is hard to find “turmeric leaves” anyway don’t worry ! It’s not the end of the world! The flavour is still great! As long you can add tiny bit more of each ingredients and voila! Selamat Makan
Indonesian
Bahan – bahan :
1 kg Cumi di bersihkan, kepala, dalam, kulit ari dan tinta
2 cm jahe kupas di keprek
2 cm lengkuas kupas di keprek
2 batang Sereh di kupas
1 lembar daun kunyit ikat simpul
Garam dan gula pasir secukupnya
1jeruk nipis
2 buah kemiri
5 siung bawang merah
5 siung bawang putih
3 cabe merah
5 cabe rawit merah
2 sdm kunyit bubuk
1 sdm ketumbar bubuk
5 lembar daun jeruk
2 lembar daun Salam
Minyak goreng
300-400 gr santan kental
Air matang
Tusuk gigi

Cara membuat :
Cumi yang telah di bersihkan kemudian diisi bagian perutnya dengan kepala kemudian di sematkan ujung nya dengan tusuk gigi dan lumuri dengan Perasan air jeruk dan garam dan diamkan selama 30 menit
Sementara haluskan bawang merah , bawang putih , cabe , kemiri, garam , gula, kunyit dan ketumbar lalu sisihkan
Panas kan Minyak dan Tumis bumbu halus hingga Harum, masukan Sereh, daun Salam, daun jeruk, jahe dan lengkuas Tumis hingga Harum. Masukan Cumi dan daun kunyit biar kan beberapa menit kemudian tuang santan, tambahkan sedikit air dan aduk, biar kan hingga mendiidih dan sambil dicicipi tambahkan gula dan garam dan masak hingga Cumi matang

English
Ingredients :
1 kg squid cleaned the head , inside, skinless and remove the ink
2 cm ginger crushed
2 cm galangal crushed
2 lemon grass crushed
1 turmeric leave knotted
Salt and sugar
1 lime
2 candlenuts
5 cloves shallots
5 cloves garlics
3 red chillies
5 red bird chillies
2 tbs ground turmeric
1 tbd ground corriander
5 lime leaves
2 bay leaves
Vegetable oil
300-400 g thick coconut milk
Cooked water
Toothpick

How to make :
after you cleaned the squids you can fill inside with the heads then sealed the top bit with toothpick and marinate them with lime juice and salt for 30 minutes, meanwhile pound the shallots, garlics, chillies, candlenuts, salt and sugar till become paste and set aside heat the oil then saute the pounded paste till fragrant and add the lemon grass, ginger, galangal, bay leaves and lime leaves till fragrant , put the cumi and turmeri leaves and leave it for few
Minutes then you can pour the coconut milk and mix wih bit of water , leave it to boil and seasoning with salt and sugar and stir well till everythig cook.

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