Chicken Curry with Coconut Milk, Nonya Style

Curry paste:
3 [T] curry powder mix (Kari Kapitan or Kari Lemak)
1 medium onion
2 stalks of lemon grass
1 [T] dry ground belachan
5-6 large gloves of garlic

1/2 [C] vegetable oil
2-3 lbs chicken pieces, cut up
5 medium potatoes, cut up
1 can coconut milk or 2 [C] of whole or 2% milk
2-4 [C] of water

  • Using food processor. grind up paste ingredients until smooth paste
  • In a deep skillet, stir fry paste in the oil on medium high heat, until fragrant, at least 10 min
  • Add chicken pieces and potatoes, stir fry in paste for 2 min, then add water
  • Bring to a boil, turn down heat and simmer until chicken and potatoes are done
  • Add salt to taste. Add coconut milk (or milk) to taste.
  • Heat to boiling and immediately remove from heat
  • Serve over hot rice

About mama huang

I love to cook and experiment with recipes. The ones published here have been adapted from recipes from various sources and are recipes that members of my family love and ask for.
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