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Chicken Curry in rich Yogurt Milk

Chicken Curry in rich Yogurt Milk
Piquant recipe from Malaysia, perfect for serving over rice with a fresh salad.

Submitted by: Mrs Lesley from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Yield: 4 -6 person


Featured in this Recipe

Curry, Sweet

Sweet Curry


Jar, 1/2 Cup, 2 oz.


  • 2 inches fresh ginger
  • 2 red onions
  • 3 fresh hot chilis
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 2 or 3 sweet potatoes
  • 1 handful (about 1/2 cup) cilantro leaves, thinly sliced
  • 2-3 stalks lemon grass, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 whole chicken
  • to taste, salt
  • 1 chicken maggi cube or boullion cube
  • 1 cup water
  • oil for frying

Preparation Instructions:

Cut chicken into portions. Place in a pot, add water, thyme herbs, 1 spoon of salt, 1 maggi cube, 1 sliced red onion & sliced chillies. Cover pot and let it boil for exactly 10 minutes.

Remove the chicken from the pot. Leave the soup aside. Place some vegetable oil in a pan and fry the chicken until it is cooked. Remove chicken from pan.

Cut the Sweet potato into big slices. Place in a pot and boil. Make sure you take it out once it is half cooked.

Slice thinly 1 red onion, ginger & garlic. Place 3 big spoons of oil and fry the sliced red onion, ginger and garlic. Simmer for 2 minutes before placing in the curry powder. Pour the chicken soup and bring to boil. Put in the chicken and sweet potato. Cover pot and cook for another 5 minutes. Place in the cilantro leaves and lemon grass and finally pour in the yogurt.

Salt to taste.

More About This Recipe

It is a very delicious meal and can be served with rice and salad.

If you enjoyed this recipe, check out more curry recipes here.



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