This is a peranakan dish usually cooked during celebrations like Chinese New Year or family gatherings. It is liked by many people because of it's sweet,sour and salty taste.


1 small ripe pineapple
2 Sepat fish (salted)
5 red chillies
5 small onions
3 buah keras (candle nut)
1 small piece belacan (shrimp paste)
1 tbsp kunyit powder (tumeric)
2 serai (lemon grass)
1 kunyit leaf
1 cup santan (coconut cream)
1/2 cup water
1 tsp salt

1. Cut pinapple into square pieces.

2. Clean and cut Sepat fish into halves.

3. Pound chillies, onions, buah keras, belacan and kunyit together.
4. Pound the serai slightly.
5. Heat up 3 tbsp oil and fry the pounded ingredients with serai and daun kunyit until fragrant
6. Add in the cut pinapples,Sepat fish water and santan. Add some salt to taste.
7. Simmer for about 20 minutes.
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