Ingredients

  • Serves 2-4 people
  • 1 Chicken, cut into 8 pieces

    40 g Shallots

    20 g White Onions

    15 g Ginger

    15 g Galangal

    9 g Candlenut

    250 ml Water

    7 g Tamarind water

    4 g Nutmeg Powder

    3 g Salt

    10 g Chicken Powder

    10 g Sugar

    60 g Sweet Soy Sauce

    4 g Cumin

    4 g White Pepper

    4 g Coriander

    200 g Coconut, toasted

    300 ml Coconut Milk

    1 stick Lemongrass

    3 Bay Leaves

    3 Lime leaves

    1 Turmeric Leaves

    3 cloves Cardamom

    1 Cinnamon

    2 Cloves

    1 Star Anise

    50 ml Oil

Ayam Malbi
Recipe Courtesy of
Asian Food Network

Ayam Malbi

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Ayam Malbi is a traditional Indonesian chicken stew from Palembang that has a very distinctive taste and aroma. Bathed in a thick brown gravy that is savory with a subtle hint of sweetness, the tender juicy chicken is packed with comforting flavors, guaranteed to satisfy your dinner cravings.
  • Medium
  • 45 min
  • 30 min
  • 15 min
  • 2 steps
  • 27 Ingredients
  • Medium
  • 2 steps
  • 27 Ingredients
  • 45 min
  • 30 min
  • 15 min

Directions

  1. Blend ingredients

    In a blender, add onions, garlic, ginger, galangal and candlenuts. Blend well.

    Blend ingredients


  2. Sauté chicken

    • In a pan with some oil, over medium heat, sauté the blended spices until fragrant. 

    • Add star anise, cloves, cinnamon, cardamom, turmeric leaves, lime leaves, bay leaves, lemongrass, roasted coconut, coriander, cumin, white pepper, sweet soy sauce, sugar, chicken powder, salt, ground nutmeg and sauté for about 5 minutes further.

    • Add the chicken pieces and sauté until the spices are absorbed into the chicken.

    • Add water, coconut milk and tamarind water. Stir well. Once it comes to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for about 10 minutes. 

    • Remove and serve.

    Sauté chicken


Plate and Serve!

Sprinkle some fried onions over the chicken and serve with white rice.

Plate and Serve!
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    Ingredients
    • Serves 2-4 people
    • 1 Chicken, cut into 8 pieces

      40 g Shallots

      20 g White Onions

      15 g Ginger

      15 g Galangal

      9 g Candlenut

      250 ml Water

      7 g Tamarind water

      4 g Nutmeg Powder

      3 g Salt

      10 g Chicken Powder

      10 g Sugar

      60 g Sweet Soy Sauce

      4 g Cumin

      4 g White Pepper

      4 g Coriander

      200 g Coconut, toasted

      300 ml Coconut Milk

      1 stick Lemongrass

      3 Bay Leaves

      3 Lime leaves

      1 Turmeric Leaves

      3 cloves Cardamom

      1 Cinnamon

      2 Cloves

      1 Star Anise

      50 ml Oil

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