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CHICKEN SAMBAL


Another version of my Chicken Sambal...enjoy!!!


CHICKEN SAMBAL

Ingredients :~


(A) To blend
  • 5 shallots
  • 2 large onions
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 4 stalks of lemongrass
  • 1 candlenut
  • 20-25 nos dried chillies (boiled) OR prepared dried chilli paste

(B)
  • 1 whole chicken ~ cleaned and cut into medium sized pieces
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 100ml thick coconut milk (you may skip and just add water)
  • 1 dried tamarind slice 
  • sufficient water
  • salt
  • cooking oil

Method :~
  1. Rub turmeric powder and some salt over the cleaned chicken. Set aside for 15 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, prepare the blend ingredients. Blend smooth with some water. 
  3. Heat oil in wok and fry the chicken pieces until cooked. Set aside.
  4. Reduce oil and add in the blended ingredients. Stir and cook for 15 minutes until the oil parts. 
  5. Add coconut milk (if you're using), water, tamarind slice and salt. 
  6. Allow the gravy to boil a few times. 
  7. Add fried chicken pieces until mix well. Check for salt. 
  8. Dish out and ready to be served with Nasi Lemak or plain rice. 


Ashika enjoying her piece! :)






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19 comments :

  1. Delicious Chicken Sambal and a very cute and pretty Ashika!

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  2. Looks really good!! But where do I purchase candle nut frm?

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  3. Looks really good!! But where do I purchase candle nut frm?

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    1. Hi Vijeya..candlenut is buah keras. You may find it at any supermarket or sundry shops.

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    2. Venisri - Apparently you can use macadamia as a substitute.
      Love - my kids aren't great with chillis-can I use just one (dried/frwah) and smoked paprika for the colouring??

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    3. Hi Nicole..dried chilli paste is essential for this sambal.

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  4. Amazing, Delicious and Mouthwatering. This is what I can call a lavish chicken sambal.
    Deepa

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  5. Very delicious and highly irresistible, super sambal..

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  6. oh yummy looking curry Sri :-) You have very happy kid there :-)

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  7. Cute ashika....with delicious looking chic sambal!!

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  8. Just discovered your blog and absolutely love it. Love the flavours of Malaysian food and this recipe looks fantastic. Will keep coming back for more!

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  9. Its looks so delicious chicken sambal , i want to try to cook it ... thanks a lot for the delicious recipe

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  10. Hi could you pls tell me what means dried tamarind slice means , what do we call the dried tamarind slice in tamil ? ..
    where can get the dried tamarind slice ? Please tell i really dont know .. thanks

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    1. Hi Jasinta,

      Dried tamarind slice is tamarind pulps sold in dry section together with spices. Sorry I don't know what is it called in Tamil. I only know tamarind is puli ☺

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  11. Is it okay to use dry Kashmiri chilli?


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  12. wat is candlenut in tamil? tamarind wic u use is pulli right? im new to cooking...ur recipe is easy for me to understand & cook :)

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