• Prep Time 15 minutes
  • Cook Time 20 minutes
  • Serving For 4 people
  • Difficulty Normal

Recipe Description

The original article was first published in TheStar Online. Read the full article here.

Recipe Ingredient

  • For marinating:
  • 1 whole chicken, cut into 16 pieces
  • turmeric powder
  • salt to taste
  • For cooking:
  • 6 red onions
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 5cm ginger
  • 1 stalk lemongrass, smashed
  • 400ml to 500ml water
  • 2 tbsp curry powder
  • 1 kaffir lime leaf
  • 200ml coconut milk
  • salt and sugar to taste


  1. Marinate chicken with salt and turmeric powder. Set aside.
  2. Blend together onions, garlic and ginger with some water until smooth.In a large pot, heat oil on medium-high heat and brown the chicken until golden on all sides. Remove from the pot and set aside.
  3. In the same pot, cook the blended paste with lemongrass until fragrant. Add some water and curry powder and let boil. Add more water, if required.
  4. Add kaffir lime leaf and coconut milk and stir to combine. Then add chicken and salt and sugar to taste. Let simmer for a few minutes until chicken is cooked. Serve hot.

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