Malaysian Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has declared a 14-day movement control order nationwide to prevent the spread of Covid-19 virus, and this has caused a huge wave of panic buying in hypermarkets, supermarkets, and grocery shops.
But there is no need for panic. Here’s the chance to get creative with the ingredients in your kitchen.
In this article, Kuali has identified 10 recipes that you can make at home with just a few ingredients.
Tuna on Crackers
Whip up an interesting afternoon snack with a bag of crackers and a can of tuna. You can even add more crunchiness if you have fresh cucumber and onions.
Homemade Egg Noodles
Ever wonder what else can you do with the pack of flour lying in your cabinet. During this self-quarantine period, it might be a good time to learn how to make homemade egg noodles! With these noodles, you can create many noodle dishes by following the recipes here.
If you have flour, butter, tuna, and eggs in your kitchen, try and bake this Tuna quiche by following this recipe at home. You can store the leftover quiche in the fridge (clingwrap) for up to 3 days or freeze it for up to 3 months.
Homemade Pancake Mix
You might not be able to get premix pancake mix from the grocery store, but do you know it’s fairly simple to make it from scratch? All you need are a few basic ingredients, such as flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, egg, milk and butter.. You can even do it with your loved ones for a bonding session and an enjoyable breakfast.
Quick & Easy Pizza
Try this quick & easy pizza which you can make without an actual pizza crust. The texture of the ready-made wrap is similar to the thin and crispy crust pizza you get from pizza stores.
Spicy Sausage Rolls
For the Malaysian version of this recipe, you can replace the ready-made pastry puff with a slice of bread and roll it flat with a rolling pin or a flat and symmetrical surface cup. You can even add in sambal or chilli sauce if you still have them!
You can prepare this warm and hearty porridge by using a few dry and common ingredients from your kitchen, including rice, peanuts, dry ikan bilis, and dried cuttlefish strips.
Asian Style Stir-fried Pasta
We know some of you only managed to grab pasta without the sauces, fret not as we have an easy stir-fry dish to appease your hunger. You may exclude the prawns for a vegetarian option.
This is a quick and easy oatmeal recipe that is so much more delicious than what you get out of a packet of flavoured oatmeal from the store.
During this difficult time, we should take heed of professional advice and observe instructions from the authorities instead of panicking unnecessarily. Please continue to stay within the confines of your home. Together we can beat this.
Stay safe everyone!