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Sambal Torch Ginger with Chicken

Updated: Sep 27, 2023

“The flower that blooms in adversity is the rarest and most beautiful of all" - sounds like Torch Ginger in Mulan!!

Known as Bunga Kantan in Malaysia and Bunga Kecombrang in Indonesia. Grown in the pristine ecosystems of the montane forests of Borneo are like high-altitude islands in a sea of lowland forests. Due to their isolation, these places harbour a unique and rich selection of species, particularly our selection of Torch Ginger - grandeur looking, fragrant........... Rare!

Bunga Kantan is a must in Assam Laksa and Sambal Bunga Kantan
The magnificent Torch Ginger

#trending in Malaysia is this recipe by Chef Adu Amran - "Sambal Bunga Kantan with Chicken" - it is the so yummy!

Ingredients A:

*1kg Chicken (cut into small pieces)

*1 tspn Turmeric Powder

*2 large onions (sliced)

*5 teaspoon Limes

*Salt to taste

*cooking oil

Bunga Kantan is very good in Assam Laksa
Sambal Bunga Kantan or Torch Ginger or Bunga Kecombrang

Ingredients B :

All of the cooking ingredients B must be chopped before you get cooking.

*10 Red Chili

*20g Bird Chili

*10 red onion seeds

*4 Cloves of Garlic

Now let's follow our cooking video via MyBlueTea Youtube channel .

Enjoy with a glass of Torch Ginger mocktail.

Torch Ginger Syrup Recipe


*1 tbsp Torch Ginger dried slices

*1 cup sugar (or as desired)

*1.5 cup water

Cooking Instructions

  1. Combine sugar and water. Stir for a while until the sugar dissolves.

  2. Add the torch ginger-dried slices to water (in a pan) and use medium heat, stirring occasionally until the mixture boils.

  3. After boiling, lower the heat and simmer for 10 minutes.

  4. Let cool before draining and storing. Add a bit of water and ice to the syrup. You can use this syrup to create a Torch Ginger Mocktail or Mojito. Enjoy!

Back in Stock - My Blue Tea Torch Ginger flower

It is so RARE that we only produce 7 Kgs or maybe 8 Kgs of 50 grams each of fresh Torch Ginger (Bunga Kantan) dried flowers. Hurry up! We only harvest once a year as the flowers are too pretty to cook but it gives you all these benefits and very delicious food."


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