Malaysian Chicken Rendang


Malaysian Chicken Rendang

Famous Malaysian Dish
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Continental
Servings 4 people


  • 2 stalks Lemongrass sliced
  • 8 nos Red chillies sliced
  • 5 nos Small onions sliced
  • 2 cm Ginger sliced
  • 2 cm Fresh turmeric sliced
  • 2 cm Fresh galanga sliced
  • 500 gm Chicken cut into bite size pieces
  • 400 ml Thick coconut milk
  • 1 piece Tamarind
  • 4 tbsp Dry fried grated coconut brown
  • 1 cube Chicken stock
  • 1 no Turmeric leaf sliced finely
  • 3 nos Kaffir lime leaves sliced finely
  • Salt As reqd


  • Grind together lemon grass, red chillies, small onions, ginger, fresh turmeric and fresh galanga into a thick paste.
  • Pour the above paste into pot with coconut milk and chicken cube and stir.
  • Cook for 15 - 20 mins on medium flame till liquid is halved.
  • Stir in chicken and cook.
  • Once chicken is cooked, add grated coconut, tamarind, turmeric and lime leaves.
  • Cook for another 10 mins till it gets thickened and becomes slightly brown.
  • Add salt to taste.
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