Ayam Masak Tomat


(Chicken in Tomato Sauce) Serves 6 - 8

Ingredients

  • 1 chicken
  • 30 dried red chillies
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 2 large onions - sliced
  • 6 shallots
  • 2 tomatoes - sliced
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 5 cm piece ginger
  • 1 Star Anise
  • 2 cm piece cinnamon stick
  • half cup oil
  • 2 cups thick coconut milk
  • 2 cups green peas
  • 3 cloves
  • 2 tsps turmeric powder
  • salt to taste

Method

  1. Clean the chicken and cut into bite sized pieces. Drain and mix well with salt and turmeric powder.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and fry the chicken pieces until crispy.
  3. Grind the dried chillies until fine. Pound the shallots and ginger.
  4. Heat 3 tbsps oil and fry the ground chillies, pounded shallots and ginger, cloves and star anise.
  5. Add coconut milk and bring to boil.
  6. Add tomato sauce, sugar, salt and cinnamon. Stir constantly.
  7. Add in the fried chicken pieces. Simmer for five minutes.
  8. Add in the sliced onions, tomatoes and green peas.
  9. Turn the chicken pieces to mix well with the gravy