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Nasi Lemak With Curry Chicken

By Chai, Eat Like Malaysian.

Ingredients

  • 1 whole chicken (cut into pieces) approx. 1.2kg

  • 3 tbsp curry powder (use 'meat curry powder' from Malaysia for authenticity)

  • 1 tsp chilli powder

  • 1 tbsp turmeric powder

  • 1 tsp cumin powder

  • 20g belachan (dried shrimp paste)

  • 2 Pandan leaves, fresh or frozen, knotted

  • 1 cup water

  • 1 cup coconut milk

  • 1 tbsp brown sugar

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 1/2 tsp tamarind (concentrated)

  • 2 kaffir lime leaves (optional)

  • Spice Paste

  • 1 Onion, chopped

  • 8 to 10 Curry leaves

  • 1 tbsp garlic, minced

  • 1 tbsp Ginger, minced

  • 1 tbsp galangal, minced

  • 2 tbsp lemongrass, minced

  • 3 tbsp dried chilli, soaked

  • 4 tbsp Candlenuts

  • Nasi Lemak Coconut Rice

  • 2 cups Jasmine or long grain rice

  • 2 cups water

  • 1 cups coconut milk

  • 2 Pandan leaves, fresh or frozen, knotted

  • 1.5 tsp salt

Method

  • 1.

    First, make the paste by combining all spice paste ingredients in a food processor. Mix until a smooth paste is formed.

  • 2.

    Stir fry paste with 1/2 cup of oil in a pot until fragrant.

  • 3.

    Add in all other ingredients (chicken, etc) and bring to the boil.

  • 4.

    Cover pot with lid and cook on a high heat for 20 minutes.

  • 5.

    Serve with coconut rice.

  • 6.

    Wash and drain rice.

  • 7.

    Add the rest of the ingredients into a rice cooker and cook as normal.

  • 8.

    When it is done, fluff it and serve it hot.

Notes

Recipe by Chai - Eat Like Malaysian- 127 Pelham Street, Carton, 3053 Vic. Reservation: 03 93477448

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