• Prep Time 20 minutes
  • Cook Time 20 minutes
  • Serving For 4 people
  • Difficulty Easy

Recipe Ingredient

  • 1 chicken (about 600g), cut into bite-size pieces
  • 300g potatoes, parboiled and cut into halves
  • 2 cups general santan
  • 1/2 cup pati santan
  • 3-4 tbsp chilli boh
  • 3 tbsp ketumbar powder
  • 1/2 tsp jintan manis powder
  • 1/2 tsp jintan putih powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 cube belacan, toasted and pounded
  • 2 stalks serai, smashed
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • 1 piece kayu manis, about 3cm
  • 1 piece star anise
  • 4 cloves
  • salt and sugar to taste
  • (Pound these ingredients):
  • 2 buah keras
  • 10 shallots
  • 5 cloves garlic


  1. Heat an earthen pot with four tablespoons oil. Saute the pounded ingredients, serai and curry leaves. Add in the rest of the ingredients and stir well. Mix in two tablespoons santan and blend well.
  2. Add in the chicken pieces and mix well. Pour in half a cup of general santan and stir well. Bring to a boil. Add in the rest of the general santan and simmer till the chicken is cooked. Add in the potatoes. Add pati santan and blend well. Bring to a boil gently. Add seasoning.
  3. Close the lid for a while to allow the oil to rise to the top. Serve with rice.

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