Cucumber and Apple Kerabu Salad
of desiccated coconut
small red onion
small red chili
lemon or lime
of Pink Himalayan salt or sea salt
of brown sugar or palm sugar
To make kerisk
Toast desiccated coconut on a pan on a slow heat until golden brown. Stir around to disperse the heat. This process will take about 5 minutes. Warning on those lovely smell!
Transfer into a bowl and allow to cool.
Put the brown coconut meat in a food processor. Pulse until it really fine and dense towards producing oil/butter for about 1 minute.
Cut cucumbers into think sticks of 2-3 inches long. Remove the soft middle part.
Cut apple into 4 pieces. Remove the core. Then slice thinly.
Slice red onion and chilli thinly.
Combine all fresh cut ingredients in a large bowl.
In a small bowl mix salt, sugar, and juice of fresh lemon.
Finally mix dressing and kerisik into the large bowl.
Toss and taste accordingly.