Sweet & Tangy Chicken Curry (Malbi Ayam) ala Dentist Chef

sweet tangy chicken curry recipe

Sweet and Tangy Chicken Curry

Malbi is a sweet curry stew that consist a rich spice with a sweet and slighly tangy after taste.  Malbi is a herrtitage recipe from Palembang, South Sumatra Province in Indonesia. Malbi is similiar to Smoor (Dutch) or Semur (Indonesian) that usually made of beef. Slightly different with my Semur Daging Sapi (Indonesian Braised Beef Shank in Sweet Soy Sauce), Malbi contains  coconut milk and much more richer spice, while Semur is more peppery. Despite the common taste of malbi, i like it even more with rather peppery and tangy  aftertaste. The sweet taste comes from kecap manis or sweet soy sauce and palm sugar while the tangy or polite sour after taste comes from asam gelulur or dried sliced Garcinia atroviridis. You can replace the asam gelugur with tamarind paste or lime juice.

sweet chicken curry recipe

Sweet Chicken Curry in Thick and Rich Coconut Milk & Spices

Malbi ayam or chicken sweet and tangy curry cooking technique is similiar to Kalio (Brown Rendang or Stewed Beef in Spicy Brown Coconut Curry). The chicken is stewed or slow cooked with a constant gently stirring to prevent the spices burned out. Gently heat is needed to make the coconut milk got caramelized and formed a thick and oily broth. Just like other typical Indonesian dish, this sweet chicken curry is usually serve with a lot of deep fried sliced shallot and chopped spring onion.

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Malbi Ayam Khas Palembang

I like to make sweet chicken curry with ayam kampung or malay chicken.  I like to cut the kampung chicken into  a bite size to reduce the cooking time.  Since the kampung chicken is leaner and rather though, you need about 1- 1.5 hours to make it tender and needed more if you cut it into regular size. If you using the regular chicken, it takes nothing more than 40 minutes.

sweet chicken curry indonesian chicken stew recipe

Sweet and Tangy Chicken Curry fron Indonesia

Ingredients:

Sweet and tangy Chicken Recipe:

  • 1 kampung chicken (about 1 kg), cut into 20 section (bite size)
  • 2 daun salam (Indonesian bay leaves)
  • 2 sereh (lemongrass), bruised
  • 2 tbsp kecap manis (sweet soy sauce)
  • 2 tbsp gula merah (palm sugar)
  • 300 ml santan kelapa kental (thick coconut milk)
  • 2 slice asam gelugur *optional*
  • 1 tbsp kelapa sangrai (toasted and grounded coconut pulp) *optional*
  •  3 cm cinnamon stick
  • 1 star anise
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 2 cup  water
  • salt to taste

Sweet Chicken Curry Spice Paste Recipe:

  • 12 bawang merah (shallots)
  • 8 bawang putih (garlic)
  • 3 cabe merah (chillies) *optional*
  • 1 tbsp lada (white peppercorn)
  • 3 cm ginger
  • a pinch of fennel seed
  • a pinch of caraway seed

Garnish:

  • deep fried shallot
  •  chopped spring onion
  • cilantro leaves or flat leaves parsley

Instruction:

How to make sweet chicken curry :

  • Heat op oil in a heavy bottom sauce pan, saute the spice paste until fragrant
  • Add the bay leaves, cinnamon stick, star anise and coconut milk, continue to saute another 5 minutes
  • Add the chicken and the rest of ingredients, bring to boil
  • Simmer and continue stirring until the chicken is tender
  • Serve with garnish and steaming hot rice

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Resep Pindang Udang Galah Khas Palembang ala Dentist Chef

Diantara ujian Neurologi, Penyakit Mata dan menuju ujian Bedah Mulut, kutulislah postingan tentang pindang udang galah sungai ini. Entah kenapa hal ini dpt menjadi obat stress buatku,……

Pindang udang galah atau di Palembang sering juga disebut udang satang adalah salah satu kuliner pustaka nusantara yang berasal dari Palembang yang patut dilestarikan. Selain menggunakan udang sungai, pindang udang juga dapat menggunakan udang laut seperti udang windu atau udang jerbung. Pastikan kesegaran udang karena hal ini menjadi kunci kelezatan sajian ini.

Kemarin kebetulan ngeliat udang galah berukuran besar di spm , aku jadi tertarik membelinya karena selain krena kesegarannya, ternyata ada promo  dari kartu debitku……

jadilah aku memboyong 5 ekor udang galah dengan berat total 1.46 kg dan waktu itu mama n papaku serta opung lagi di Palembang, jd pas porsiannya, dpt satu-satu(aku kan itungannya 2 orang).Hehehe

Bahan:

1,5 kg udang galah/satang berukuran besar  (5-6 ekor)

2 btg serai, memarkan

3 lbr daun salam
5 cm jahe, memarkan

2 buah tomat merah, belah
10 buah tomat ceri, belah

10 buah cabai merah, iris serong
15 buah cabai rawit utuh

25 gr daun kemangi

3 sdm air asam

2 sdm kecap manis

1 sdm gula merah

Garam secukupnya
Gula secukupnya
Bumbu Halus :

5 buah cabai merah

6 siung bawang putih

6 siung bawang merah
Cara Membuat PindangUdang:
1. Tumis bumbu halus, daun salam, serai, jahe serta lengkuas sampai harum.
2. Masukkan 1,5  lt air dan bahan lainnya, bumbui dan koreksi rasanya.
3.Masak hingga bumbu matang,saat akan dihidangkan,   masukkan udang, didihkan kembali dan matikan api, sajikan segera

Note: Masukkan udang sesaat sebelum dihidangkan dan dimasak sampai cukup matang adalah cara terbaik menyajikan pindang udang agar tidak over cooked dan udang menjadi alot dan kehilangan citarasa serta teksturnya yang lezat.

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