♥...Spicy Turmeric Chicken...♥

Back again with yet another Chicken dish this time. Hehehe...missed posting Chickens on my site..sengihnampakgigi

Let's get into the recipe..

SPICY TURMERIC CHICKEN (Ayam Pedas Berkunyit) by love2cook

Ingredients :-
  • 1 whole chicken ~ cleaned and cut into medium-sized pieces, pat dry
  • 10 shallots *
  • 6 garlic cloves *
  • 1.5 inches ginger *
  • 1.5 inches fresh turmeric *
  • 7 pcs red chillies *
  • 7 pcs bird's eye chillies *
  • 4 lemongrass stalks *
  • 2 inches galangal *
  • 250ml thick coconut milk
  • 4 pcs kaffir lime leaves
  • 3 tamarind slices
  • salt to taste
  • cooking oil
Method :~
  1. Blend all ingredients marked * until it becomes a paste.
  2. In a bowl, add chicken pieces, blend paste, kaffir lime leaves and little salt. Mix well and marinate for about 1 hour.
  3. Heat oil in wok, deep fry the marinated chicken pieces until 3/4 cooked. (Keep aside the excess marinated mixture together with kaffir lime leaves). Dish out the fried chicken pieces on a paper towel.
  4. Reduce oil in wok, leave enough to stir. Pour excess marinated mixture into wok and leave it to simmer, covered for 5 minutes.
  5. Add thick coconut milk, tamarind slices and salt. Stir together and let it boil for 10 minutes.
  6. Lastly, add in the fried chicken..cook covered for another 5 minutes or until the chicken is well cooked. Dish out. Ready to serve with hot steaming rice.
Reduce intake of bird's eye chillies if U prefer a non-spicy version.

Hope U'll enjoy the dish as we did... kenyit


  1. It looks very delicious ms love, beautiful clicks as well...nice recipe to try...

  2. Adding fresh turmeric will give a nice aroma and definitely a nice recipe....

    I am fine here and hope the same there. Thanks for your lovely words at my blog.

  3. Ooo... sedap tu...

    Kak tie suka!

  4. hye kak love..
    i'm one of your silent reader outside here..;)
    nice to meet u..
    actually,i love the dishes u had displayed above.look soo yummy!

  5. Hi

    Turmeric Chicken looks simply mouthwatering. Loved the way the gravy looks.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  6. Wah Love, sedapnya ayam tu, walaupaun dah dinner tapi lapar pulak tengok ayam u...

  7. Slurp...Loved the thick and yumm gravy...lovely clicks

  8. delicious chicken curry , looks yummy

  9. oh, I like this type of curry-like chicken...thick-thick gravy...!!

  10. Sushma ~~> Thanks ya Sush...;)

    Sri Devi ~~> No mention ya! :D

    Kak Tie ~~> Come over, join me!!! :D

    Ummie ~~> Hi Ummie, welcome! So glad U finally commented. Hehe...thanks for ur lovely words...will visit U soon ;)

    Niloufer ~~> Thanks ya :)

  11. Deepa ~~> Thanks ya Deepa..I love thick gravy...;)

    Treat ~~> Hehe, kak...come for second helping...no problem! :D

    Gulmohar ~~> Hehe, can't beat ur pics ya! :D

    Krishnaveni ~~> Thanks ya KV! :D

    Meldylocks ~~> Hehe, yeah same taste with me! I love thick curries too! :D

  12. Mouthwatering here, very irresistible chicken curry..

  13. It looks so, so delicious.
    I like it much.
    See soon.

  14. yo babe...yummyyyyyyyy......how r u n d kids..?

  15. Wow, looks absolutely delicious. Mmm, I would love to eat this with nasi minyak!

  16. très appétissante et riche en saveurs ce poulet, j'aime beaucoup
    bonne journée

  17. Looks so flavourful and good! Love the gravy!

  18. Beautiful clicks as always n nice recipe D:

  19. Delicious gravy...love it with chicken..

    Pushpa @ simplehomefood.com

  20. hey, when i saw your comment asking for a chocolate muffin and i just realized I have not make one. Anyway, I manage to find for you a good recipe:http://happyhomebaking.blogspot.com/2007/03/chocolate-chips-brownie-muffins.html.
    Let me know the result you have tried it. Happy Baking!

  21. ya, is Tesco has the ramekins new stock, let me know ya.I couldn't find it in Tesco Setia Alam.Thanks.

  22. LOooks soo yummy!! Thanks for sharing ya !! Will try this one day .. Hehe.

  23. I love this kunyit dish. Cook almost the same as yours.

    PS : He he, so long didn't travel to Klang for the food there for quite some time already

  24. Hi Love!!!

    we are good thanks... well,MrFaiz dah mula kelas. Mikael pun dah mula ke sekolah. He was coping pretty good with school and new friends.. in the beginning it was quite difficult and lots of crying. hehe... ramai strangers agaknye..but now he seems to be fine... :)

    Hmmmm, hopefully you'll still have some time to blog. Maybe once in while for cyber friends... :)

    anyway, your chicken looks good as always... makes me hungry immediately :D

    Take care dear!

  25. I am making nasi lemak and this will be perfect with it :) Looks very delicious!

  26. Priya ~~> Heheh, thanks ya! :D

    Nadji ~~> Thanks ya :D

    Anits ~~> Babe ah??? Paathi kelavi la! heheh...kids r doing very fine here! Thanks for asking...;)

    Kitchen flavours ~~> Hehe, it goes well with any rice na...;)

    Fimere ~~> Thanks Fimere! :D

  27. Angie ~~> Thanks ya Angie :)

    Sangi ~~> Hehe...thank U!! :D

    Pushpa ~~> Thanks ya Pushpa! :D

    Sonia ~~> That's so kind of U Sonia! I've bookmarked a recipe too. Will try both. Sure, will let U know if I see any ramekins there. ;)

    Weng ~~> Hi welcome Weng! Owh sure...;)

    Pete ~~> Come n see Klang la! Looks very much different now...ahahah! :D

    Ijan ~~> Owh, Mikael pun dah start schooling ker? Aisey he must be missing U both. Kecian die, kicik kicik dah kena gi sekolah! Nak tgk gambar dia kat sekolah, leh tak???

    I pun not sure la Ijan, sometimes feel like quitting, sometimes not! My Hubby is the main reason I'm still blogging. Hehehe...U tc too! :D

    Tummy ~~> Ooooo Nasi Lemak! yummmm...wanna see ur version too! :D

  28. craving for some @1am...this is nt good dear..u hv to pass tht bowl full of flavorful n drooooooooolworthy chicken....ahhhhhhhhhhh..simply delicious...how r kids...did ashika start talking...and potty trained???/nt a plaform to discuss...still a curious worried mom(me)...

  29. Sanyukta ~~> Hehehe...so sorry ya, no more chicken dish. Kids are doing very fine. Yeah, Ashika able to say few words now especially calling the brother..Rishieeeeeeee as if she's the big sister.
    She mostly speaks in her own baby language. Potty train not yet. She is her Papa's gal...so pampered...hehe! :D


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