As indicated in my last post the intention of organising a raya open house . . . yes it materialised.
But before we had fun on the day the night before that we the four siblings and our children held a tahlil for our parents who had passed away a long time ago. May their souls be blessed. It was a touching moment. The prayer was imam by my brother and the du'a was read by my hubby who also led us recite the Surah Yaseen.
After that we had a simple dinner - rice, beef soup, fried pickled fish from the kampung and simple jelly gula melaka for dessert by yours truly.
|Cooking for the night outside the house|
|You can take me out from the kampung but you cannot take the kampung out from me...ikan pekasam !|
After the tahlil we continued with the cooking for the raya do. We were not so ambitious only wanted a simple menu but we ended up with quite a number of dishes .
Let the pictures tell the story . . .
|Laksa cap Juara from the north|
|Kuah laksa in the stock pot hot hot|
|No sweat making this, use the pressure cooker|
|Peanut sauce to get the right taste I rasa sampai kenyang!|
|Need a cleaver to prise open the bamboo to get the inside pulut|
|Rendang at initial stage|
|Only wings by amature chef|
|The grilling and the sweltering heat. Take shade under the tree.|
|"Chilli splashed" chicken|
|Not too hot chilli prawn|
And others such as
And not to forget this favourite drink
|Asam boi lime mint drink|
|The doctors were around so not to worry in case you eat sampai pengsan|
All in all the do was a success me think.
We finish off the day by playing bubbles . . .
|The big bubble|
Well that was our raya do.
There was another attraction on that day I am putting it up on the next entry.
Meet you there.
For the moment, bye . . .