Indonesian Chicken Curry
Indonesian cuisine is a great blend of oriental and Arab cuisine. The freshness of oriental herbs and flavours marry beautifully with the mild spices used in Arab food. This easy Indonesian chicken curry recipe with star anise rice are a great example depicting the same. Since it’s spiced mildly it’s a hit amongst kids as well and is known as one of the best chicken curry recipes. We’ve got a range of Curry pastes, Chutneys, and Sauces including Indonesian Curry Paste, Mexican Sauce, etc which are endlessly adaptable to your tastes.
Prep Time Cook Time Serves
15 mins 30 mins 1-2 Persons
Ingredients of Easy Indonesian Chicken Curry Recipe
For Spice Mix
- 2 tsp coriander seeds
- 1 tsp cumin seeds
- 1 inch cinnamon
- ½ tsp black peppercorns
For the chicken curry
- 3 tsp oil
- 1 Onion, sliced
- 5-6 star anise
- 2-4 lemon grass
- Chicken about a kilo
- 3 tsp OrientAsian Indonesian Curry Paste
- 4 tbsp coconut milk
- 1 cup water
For Star Anise Rice
- 2 tsp oil
- 1 small onion,sliced
- 1 cup rice , soaked in water and drained.
- 5-7 star anise
- 2 ¼ cup water
- Salt to taste
- 2tsp Fried onion
Method To Chicken Curry Recipe
- To make this best chicken curry, in a pan dry roast the whole spices and cool them and powder them in a motar and pestle.
- Take a pan and add oil, once its hot, add onions, star anise and lemon grass.
- Add chicken after a couple of min. Add salt and cook for 3-4 mins in its
- Now add the OrientAsian Indonesian Curry Paste and mix. Add water and cook for another couple of min.
- Finish off by adding coconut milk and give it a good stir.
- In a hot wok take some oil and onions followed by star anise.
- Add rice and water and add salt to taste.
- Cook the rice for 7-8 mins.
- Serve curry and rice together and serve them hot.
- Garnish with fried onions.
This dish is a perfect Sunday sit down family meal. Follow this easy Indonesian chicken curry recipe to explore Indonesian cuisine. Since we are familiar with most of the ingredients but the flavour will be an interesting outcome. Explore delicious recipes with our products like Malaysian Noodle Soup Recipe, Thai Chicken Recipe on our Asian Food Recipes page.
How quick can I make Indonesian curry recipe?
You can make Indonesian curry recipe within 45 minutes total. This 45 minutes is calculated by adding 15 minutes of prepartion time and 30 minutes of cooking time.
What are the major ingredients of Indonesian curry recipe?
The major ingredients of Indonesian chicken curry recipe are coriander seeds, cumin seeds, cinnamon, black peppercorns, oil, onion, star anise, chicken,lemongrass, coconut milk, water, Indonesian curry paste and salt to taste
Why have we paired this Indonesian chicken curry recipe with start anise rice and not plain rice? What else can we pair this curry with?
Since Indonesian cuisine is a mixture of oriental and Arabic flavours we have paired this Indonesian curry recipe with star anise recipe. You can always pair it with Chapatis, parathas and plain rice too as per your preference and choices.
Can you use any other curry paste other than Indonesian curry paste in this curry recipe?
Yes indeed! You can use any other curry pastes to give a delicious flavour and create a unique chicken curry recipe of your own. We have a variety of curry pastes like Sri Lankan curry paste, Malaysian curry paste, Thai curry paste, red chilli paste etc which you can replace with the Indonesian curry paste and create your own version of the recipe
I am vegetarian and wish to make this Indonesian curry recipe.Can I replace chicken with any vegan ingredient?
Yes Indeed! You can replace chicken with paneer or tofu and make a delicious vegetarian version of this Indonesian chicken curry recipe! Do try it for sure and let us know your views on the same!
I wish to make this Indonesian curry recipe in large quantity.In what quantity should I use the ingredients?
We have mentioned the quantity of each ingredient in detailed in this indonesian chicken curry recipe which we made considering a serving of 2 persons.You can accordingly measure the quanity of ingredients as per your requirements.
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