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Ayam Percik

Home-made Ayam Percik..

Ayam Percik


1 Whole Chicken (cut into 4 or 6 pieces)

Spice Paste

  • 3 stalks Lemon Grass (chopped)
  • 4 fresh Garlic Cloves (peeled)
  • 10 Shallots
  • 2.5 cm fresh Tumeric Piece (grated)
  • 2 teaspoon Tumeric Powder
  • 5 cm Galangal
  • 6 Dried Chilli (soaked in hot water)


  • 2 tablespoon Brown Sugar
  • 20 ml Tamarind Water
  • 300 ml Coconut Milk
  • 200 ml Water
  • Salted to taste

Frying the Chicken


  1. In a blender, add in the spice paste and blend until smooth.
  2. Heat oil in a pan. Over medium heat, pour spice paste in pan for 10 minutes till fragrant.
  3. Add water if the paste become too dry.
  4. Add coconut milk, tamarind water, sugar and salt.
  5. Heat mixture till boil.
  6. Turn the heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes.
  7. Add in the chicken and cooked.
  8. Heat oil in frying pan.
  9. Once chicken is cooked, removed the chicken to a frying pan.
  10. Fried till fragrant.
  11. Serve chicken with the gravy.

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