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Kari-Kay (Nyonya Chicken Curry)

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This is a dish traditionally served to celebrate a new born baby’s full moon for Malaysian Chinese. This curry recipe uses fresh herbs that are ground into a paste for a fresh curry sauce. Spices are then added. I found this makes a delicious curry without having to use premixed curry powder.

30MIN

Total Cooking Time

16

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4
Serves 4
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1/2 cup
Cooking Oil
2
Whole Cloves
1
Cinnamon Stick
1
Chicken , cut
2 cups
1 2/3 cups
Coconut Milk
Spice Paste
1 1/4 cups
Shallots
4 cloves
1/4 cup
Dried Chili Peppers
1/4 cup
Fresh Turmeric
8
white part only
1 Tbsp
Ground Coriander
Seasoning
1 Tbsp
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Step 1
To make the Kari Kay, first blend the Shallots (1 1/4 cups) , Garlic (4 cloves) , Dried Chili Peppers (1/4 cup) , Fresh Turmeric (1/4 cup) , Lemongrass (8) , Shrimp Paste (1 Tbsp) , Ground Coriander (1 Tbsp) in a food processor until fine. Add some water in order to make the food processor works.
Step 2
Then, heat Cooking Oil (1/2 cup) over medium heat and sauté Star Anise (1) , Whole Cloves (2) and Cinnamon Stick (1) . Add in spices paste and stir-fry until fragrant and dry.
Step 3
Add in half of the Coconut Milk (1 2/3 cups) and stir well. Follow by Chicken (1) and Potatoes (2 cups) . Simmer until chicken is tender and potatoes are cooked. Add some water if too dry. Remove potatoes and set aside to prevent the potatoes from overcooking.
Step 4
Lastly, season to taste with Salt (1 Tbsp) , and Granulated Sugar (to taste) . Continue to cook until gravy is slightly thick. Once is ready, return cooked potatoes into the curry.
Step 5
Serve with steamed rice or Nasi Kunyit (Turmeric Rice).

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