Chicken rendang padang & tumeric glutinous rice

Main Dish
4 servings
35 min
25 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 4
600 g Tumeric Rice

1 tsp Tumeric powder

1 pc Assam rind

3 small Garlic

1 Cinnamon Stick

2 Star anise

800 ml coconut milk

1 tbsp Sugar

1 tsp Salt

500 g Chicken

1 cup Grated Coconut

2 Khaffir Lime leaves

2 stalks Lemon Grass

2-3 bowls of thick coconut milk

1 tsp Tumeric powder

4-5 tbsps Cooking oil

20 Dried chilli

1 tbsp Chilli powder

10 shallots

5 cloves garlic

2.5 cm Galangal/ Lengkuas

2.5 cm Ginger


  • Mix all ingredients together and soak with water for at least 6 hours and drained.
  • Mix coconut milk with sugar and salt. Stirfry Garlic, cinnamon sticks, star anise and cloves till fragnant then add in rice and mix well.
  • Pour in coconut milk mixture and transfer into a 9" round pan and steam for 25-30 minutes until cooked.
  • Season chicken with tumeric and salt. Fry grated coconut until slightly brown and keep aside. Fry blended ingredients until well cooked, add in leaves, lemon grass and chicken. Stir and mix well.
  • Add in coconut milk and grated coconut. Mix well and cover with lid to simmer at low-heat until meat tender and gravy is thick. Add salt and sugar to taste.


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