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What a slimy experience!


Tired of talking the same shits over and over again.

Like a broken record.

Disheartened.

This is lady finger. (bhindi or sayur bendi)

One of my favourite food

I first made this when I was 10. Standard 4. Mom was working. I came back early from somewhere. Playing marbles or shooting game with friends, I can’t remember. Shooting game was fun. You have this wooden ‘rifle’, with rubber bands, nails and cloth peg tied on it to create some kind of shooting mechanism. The ‘rifle’ normally is just a piece of wood plank, chopped into a ‘rifle’ shape or something comfortable depending on your creativity. My first ‘rifle’ was ugly.. I remember because the kids at the neighbourhood were laughing at me.

Prototype of my ‘rifle’

We use young cherry (actually I don’t know what is the name of the plant.. we called it buah ceri.. at that time.. but.. buah ceri is different.. ah nevermind, tak penting) as bullets. Other plants where we used as bullets are ‘pokok jelai’ and ‘batang bemban’. Sorry I have no idea how to translate thatΒ  Quite painful if you are shot with one of this haha!

Eh sorry, I was supposed to talk about lady’s fingers.. πŸ˜€

Back to the story.. I used to help my mom to prepare the dish. Eldest in the family..Β  ‘forced to’ haha! At 10, I was just helping with cleaning the vegetables, take out the frozen meats from the freezer and put it in water to defrost it. Chop some onions, garlics. That’s it. My mom would come chop the vegetables, meats and cook for dinner when she came home.

But that day, I was trying to impress my mom :arrow: My mom told me to wash the lady’s fingers and cook the rice. Cooking rice is easy.. so I learned how to do at very early age and very fast πŸ˜€ Simple tip is the water should come up the side of the pan as far again as the rice does. Use your finger to measure πŸ˜› So, after I cooked my rice, I decided to help my mom to chop the lady’s fingers as well. After chopping it, I soaked it in water just like what I normally did with other vegetables.

That was what I did wrong… :roll: Lady’s finger has this edible seeds that will release a sticky, viscous liquid when chopped and cooked. Some people stay away from eating it for this reason. Some people eat it for that reason as well. So I dumped it in the water after chopped it, and the sticky liquid mixed with the water making the lady’s finger gooey and very slimy… Looks very yucky. We normally cook it without adding much water because we do not like it ‘gooey’ and sticky.. Hence the reason many people do not eat this dish because they think of it as slimy and not appealing. :lol:

My mom came back and saw the slimy looking lady’s finger and scolded me.. “Hah, geh kiang la!” (Pretend smart lah!) “Now who want to eat this?” I told my mom I would eat it.. :smile: No.. I didn’t finish it.. because it tastes so yucky.. :mrgreen: :mrgreen: I have learned my lesson after that.. how to cook lady’s fingers.. and to take good care of lady’s fingers…

What a slimy experience! :arrow:

Lil Wayne ft. Static Major – Lollipop

This song is kinda stupid.. but nevermind, it’s Friday. Let’s get retarded!!!!!!!!!!!

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24 Responses to “What a slimy experience!”

  1. drumsticks wrote on Jun 27, 2008 at 4:43 pm

    lady’s fingers… a lot of estrogen right? ❗
    u eat a lot?! 😈

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  2. bongkersz wrote on Jun 27, 2008 at 4:54 pm

    haha! ehem.. balanced levels of estrogen in men are essential to encourage a healthy libido, improved brain function, protect the heart and
    strengthen the bones.

    it’s a lot of crap lah saying eating from food can induce high estrogen level.. like that most bapuks out there everything eat lady’s finger and drink soya bean. haha! drinking soy milk can make you a ghey heard before not? πŸ˜›

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  3. jadie wrote on Jun 27, 2008 at 5:18 pm

    lady’s finger is also my fav…especially cooked with ‘udang kering’ plus a little bit of ‘belacan’..
    it’ll be sticky if in the presence of water..but once u get the cooking technique right..i think it makes a delicious veggie.

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  4. drumsticks wrote on Jun 27, 2008 at 5:27 pm

    😎

    didnt know balanced levels of estrogen help men in so many ways..

    like you say take them in moderation.. πŸ™‚

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  5. angeles wrote on Jun 27, 2008 at 5:38 pm

    and how would you eat cook my “fingers”? πŸ™‚

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  6. melbie wrote on Jun 27, 2008 at 8:13 pm

    Bong gete! Whatlah pick this song.. reminds me of LadyBird’s lollipop entry! LOL

    “Lick me like a lollipop…” :kiss: hahahhaha :XO: This song is not stupid.. it’s just suggestive … weekend huh, bong?? Time for more :kiss: :kiss: ? πŸ˜›

    lady’s finger adalah sejenis sayur yang sangat sedap… aku suka bila sayur ini direbus dan dihidangkan bersama sambal belacan! oOoh… enak sekali!!! :up:

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  7. bongkersz wrote on Jun 27, 2008 at 10:04 pm

    yeah!! dried prawns and belacan! :XO: :XO: very delicious veggie :up: :up:

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  8. bongkersz wrote on Jun 27, 2008 at 10:05 pm

    er… er… half cooked. raw! πŸ˜€

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  9. bongkersz wrote on Jun 27, 2008 at 10:09 pm

    ehem… reminds you of ladybird’s lollipop entry or the ‘lollipop’??? πŸ˜€

    huh? weekend is special for more :kiss: :kiss: ? like a routine like that πŸ˜› haha! suggestive? well, i need to live up to what you called me.. king of double meaning? ROTFLMAO!

    yeah.. soft and sticky.. enak sekali.. ➑

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  10. AyUmi wrote on Jun 27, 2008 at 10:12 pm

    basuh dulu baru potong-potong kan? my mum selalu pesan gitu.

    waa… nampak sedap laa. πŸ™‚

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  11. bongkersz wrote on Jun 27, 2008 at 10:18 pm

    a ah.. 1st time buat, i basuh dulu, then potong potong, then rendam.. hahaha!

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  12. melbie wrote on Jun 27, 2008 at 11:22 pm

    I said more what … haih! Unless you want to go out clubbing some more? LOL

    Already suggestive like that … of course both! πŸ˜›

    King of double meaning indeed… πŸ˜†

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  13. nono wrote on Jun 28, 2008 at 1:48 am

    LOL… suka rendam2 eh bong? haha… berndam? muahahahha *sewel la aku*

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  14. nono wrote on Jun 28, 2008 at 1:51 am

    hey i know buah ceri.. pokoknya pendek2 kan and it tastes manis.. hehehe. it has lotsa small seeds inside.

    Use your finger to measure πŸ˜›
    apa kes bongkersz?
    yeaaahaq i saw muncung here love it! :kiss: :kiss: :kiss: :kiss: hahaha

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  15. elvinado wrote on Jun 28, 2008 at 6:27 am

    we share the same fav vege.
    Lain kali kalau jumpa boleh la perang. Tradisional paint ball. Kalau dulu pakai biji gatal jadi bullets.

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  16. bongkersz wrote on Jun 28, 2008 at 10:12 am

    biji gatal? sounds suspiciously gatal.. πŸ˜€ yeah man, we got no paint ball before then but still.. it was fun!! running around the kampung with your guerillas.. πŸ˜€

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  17. bongkersz wrote on Jun 28, 2008 at 10:13 am

    measure the water level and the rice lah nono! pande masak nasik sik?

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  18. suituapui wrote on Jun 28, 2008 at 3:07 pm

    I love ladies’ fingers too! Got photo…but not yet posted, so now you post oredi I’ll just delete mine from flickr. They say heat in pan first…no oil, no water…will remove the slime!

    And they said men should not eat too much papaya…as they are meat tenderisers, so to make them hard, what do they need? Ladies’ fingers!!! LOL!!

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  19. nono wrote on Jun 28, 2008 at 5:08 pm

    pandey! yey… πŸ‘Ώ
    but i dont know how to masak kari, asam pedas and all the gempaq2 food la.. :kiss:

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  20. Sarawak Laksa wrote on Jun 30, 2008 at 11:17 am

    It’s not only delicious but it’s good for people who hv gastric. The slime is good for the stomach lining :)This vege also doesn’t need much pesticide/fertilizer….oh and if you need some slime to grease the door that’s creaking….there u go, u hv some slime there! hahahaha……wah…helping mom cook at 10! what a good boy you are!

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  21. bongkersz wrote on Jun 30, 2008 at 12:32 pm

    RILI??? then i must eat more of this.. haha! yeah one of my favourite vege.. then midin, cangkuk manis.. (lakia chai) πŸ™‚

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