Chicken curry is a popular and common dish in most part of Asia. This recipe is a typical Southeast Asia chicken curry consists of chicken, potato and coconut milk as main ingredients.
It is made with curry powder which is a pre-mixed spice blends. This savory dish is often served with rice, noodle or bread.


1. Preheat 450 ml of cooking oil, fry potatoes until half-cooked, drain and set aside for later use.

2. Put onion, shallot, garlic, old ginger, galangal, lemongrass and cooking oil into blender, process until smooth.

3. Pour the mixture into cooking pot, add in curry powder and mix well.

4. Heat up curry paste over medium heat, then reduce to medium-low heat and cook until fragrant (about 5-6 minutes).

5. Add in chicken pieces, turn to medium heat, cook until the outer parts are cooked.

6. Add in potatoes, mix well.

7. Add in thin coconut milk (or plain water), mix well.

8. Add in star anise, green cardamom and curry leaf (optional: to enhance the flavour of curry).

9. Mix 2 tsps of water with asam paste, add in.

10. Bring to the boil, reduce to low heat, cover and cook for 25-30 minutes, until all ingredients are tender, stir 1-2 times in between cooking.

11. After 30 minutes, discard some chili oil using a strainer if you prefer a less oily curry.

12. Add in thick coconut milk, evaporated milk and salt, mix well.

13. Bring to the boil again, then OFF the heat.

Photo & Recipe credited to: My Kitchen 101

Ingredients used in this recipe

# Item Name Unit Quantity Price
1 Fresh Chilled Chicken Kg 1 RM 24.90
3 Red Big Onion 800g 1 RM 4.15
4 Curry Leaves 30g 1 RM 2.35
5 Lemongrass/Serai 3 pcs 1 RM 1.55
6 White Garlic 500g 1 RM 5.95
7 Potato 500g 1 RM 2.55
8 Galangal 200g 1 RM 3.35
9 Bawang Kecil Thai/Thai Shallot 300g 1 RM 3.95
11 Double Swallow Fine Salt 375g 1 RM 1.10
12 Ayam Brand Coconut Milk 1L 1 RM 11.90
13 Ayam Brand Trim Coconut Milk 200mL 2 RM 3.10
14 Penguin Asam Jawa 500g 1 RM 3.20
16 Bentong Old Ginger 300g 1 RM 11.90
17 Cardamom 50g 1 RM 11.00
18 Star Anise 50g 1 RM 2.80

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