Kobis Masak Lemak or cabbage in coconut gravy is a style of cooking cabbage stew that makes liberal use of coconut milk. There are various versions of masak lemak. One example uses spinach as the main ingredient. In another version sweet potato is the main ingredient.
2 red chillies
2 cups water
1 cup shelled prawns 300 gms cabbage
2 cups thick coconut milk from 1 coconut
4 cups thin coconut milk from 1 coconut
1 tsp turmeric powder
Salt to taste
Pound the red chillies and shallots. Place in a pan with thin coconut milk and bring to boil.
Add prawns and sliced cabbage. When the cabbage is tender, add in the thick coconut milk.
Let the gravy boil once and lift from flame.
Serve this kobis masak lemak with hot rice.