Kalio ayam (chicken with coconut milk) is a dish which originated from Minangkabau.
It's tasty and spicy.
1 whole chicken, divide into 10-12 pieces
1/2 - 3/4 can of thick coconut milk
3 potatoes, medium size, divide into 4 pieces
2 cm galangal, bruised
2 indonesian bay leave (daun salam)
1-2 lemon grass, bruised
1 Turmeric leave
Salt and Sugar, for taste
Spices, blend until smooth:
6 red chilies
4 candle nuts
3/4 tsp turmeric powder
1 cm ginger
3/4 tsp coriander
3/4 tsp pepper
Saute the blended spices in the hot oil, until fragrant.
Meanwhile, preheat the thick coconut milk with galangal, turmeric leave, bay leave and lemon grass just until warm.
Stir the sauted spices in warmed coconut milk and bring it slowly to boil.
Don't forget to stir it all the time.
Add the chicken. Reboil slowly.
When the chicken is half cooked, add diced of potatoes.
Put salt and sugar for taste
Simmer it about 1-2 hours and stir once a while gently.
Thank you for sharing the recipe.
The taste is really good!