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Thursday, May 8, 2014

Kuih Cara Berlauk


The Mayonnaise Jar

When things in your life seem, almost too much to handle,
When 24 Hours in a day is not enough,
Remember the mayonnaise jar and 2 cups of coffee.

A professor stood before his philosophy class and had some items in front of him. When the class began, wordlessly he picked up a very large and empty mayonnaise jar and proceeded to fill it with golf balls.

He then asked the students, if the jar was full. They agreed that it was.

The professor then picked up a box of pebbles and poured them into the jar. He shook the jar lightly. The pebbles rolled into the open Areas between the golf balls. He then asked the students again if the jar was full. They agreed it was.

The professor next picked up a box of sand and poured it into the jar. Of course, the sand filled up everything else. He asked once more if the jar was full. The students responded with a unanimous 'yes.'

The professor then produced two cups of coffee from under the table and poured the entire contents into the jar, effectively filling the empty space between the sand. The students laughed.

'Now,' said the professor, as the laughter subsided,
'I want you to recognize that this jar represents your life.
The golf balls are the important things - family,
children, health, Friends, and Favorite passions –
Things that if everything else was lost and only they remained, Your life would still be full.

The pebbles are the other things that matter like your job, house, and car.

The sand is everything else --The small stuff.

'If you put the sand into the jar first,' He continued,
'there is no room for the pebbles or the golf balls.
The same goes for life.

If you spend all your time and energy on the small stuff, you will never have room for the things that are important to you.


Pay attention to the things that are critical to your happiness.
Play With your children.
Take time to get medical checkups.
Take your partner out to dinner.

There will always be time to clean the house and fix the disposal.

'Take care of the golf balls first --
The things that really matter.
Set your priorities. The rest is just sand.'

One of the students raised her hand and inquired what the coffee represented.

The professor smiled. 'I'm glad you asked'.

It just goes to show you that no matter how full your life may seem, there's always room for a couple of cups of coffee with a friend.'


Posted by MamaFaMi
Source : CA @ Dari Duniaku 

Ingredients :

1 cup flour
1 nos egg (grade A)
1 teaspoon ghee
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups water
a few drops of yellow food coloring

Beef Currypuff Filling

Garnish :

Finely sliced spring onion
1 red chilli - sliced

Method :

1. Place all the ingredients except for the filling into a blender and blend.
2. Put through a sieve into a jug.
3. Heat the kuih cara mould and grease with enough cooking oil.
4. Pour the batter into the mould, 3/4 full.
5. Spoon a generous amount of filling into the batter and cover the mould with a lid.
6. When batter is set and golden brown crust is formed at the base, remove the kuih from the mould.
7. Garnish with spring onions and sliced red chillie. Ready to serve.

Have a nice day!


  1. dah lama tak makan cara berlauk...hulur sikit mama sambil hulur piring :)

    1. Alahai.... kuih cara berlauk ni dah berzaman buatnya. Mana ada lagi. Nak buat lain, lom datang rajinnya. :D

  2. Dah lama x mkn, hulur dua ketul blh mama?

    1. Kalau ada, boleh je mama hulur, tapi ni tak de, nak wat cemana :)

  3. salam Mamaaaa, lama tak singgah sini heading baru ke? or kak Noor yg lambat loading tak ronda2 sbb terlalu sibuk, btw nak kuih cara tu mesti sedap sbb lauk nya banyk berketoi2..

    1. Waalaikumussalam Kak Noor...

      Ha ah, heading kita tulis nama atas pasir di pantai Tuaran, Sabah hari tu. Ate, dah sensorang, memacamlah kita buat untuk occupy masa.

  4. Hi MamaFaMi, thanks for the moral story of the Mayonnaise Jar and Two Cups of Coffee.
    Wow, I pun dah lama tak makan kuih cara. My goodness, this one berlauk somemore! Aiyoh, I just can't wait to make this.
    Cantik and sedapppppppppppp. Air liur pun dah meleleh ni!!!!!!!!!!!
    Thanks for sharing and warmest regards :)

    1. Hi Ivy...

      Sharing is caring la sis...
      Cara berlauk is easy to make tapi needs more patience la. Kena wait infront of the stove la. Unlike cakes, dah kacau kacau, sumbat dalam oven then goyang kaki sampai 40 minutes or so. Hehehe....
      Ivy asyik air liur meleleh, nanti i bagi present bib nak? Hihihi.. just joking!

  5. Alaaa...silap la bukak blog Mamafami time petang sebelum berbuka ni...terliur saya...huhuh...

    1. Hihi... terlajak perahu boleh diundur ye Mai, terlajak masuk... redah je la.... :D


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