Nyonya curry laksa

Main Dish
3 servings
30 min
30 min
Nyonya food flavors, the spicy, creamy and tangy flavors.


Number of serving: 3
For the curry paste

10-15 dried red chilies (or as you per your taste)

1 inch belacan/dried shrimp paste - roasted

5 shallots

1 lemongrass

1 inch galangal/lengkuas

1 inch fresh turmeric/kunyit

4 tbs dried prawns - soaked in water for 10 mins

** ground/blend into a thick paste

Other ingredients

2 tbsp lime juice

3-4 kaffir lime/limau purut leaves - tear into pieces

4-5 pieces taufu pok or pieces of white taufu

10 long beans - cut into 1 inch length

1 1/2 cup thick coconut milk

1/4 cup oil

salt for taste

To serve with

Yellow noodles - as needed (blanched)

Soft boiled eggs


  • When oil is heated, fry curry paste until aromatic and oil splits.

    Pour in 2 cups of water and simmer until curry is heated through.

    Add lime leaves, long beans and salt to taste.

    Continue to simmer to soften the beans.

    Pour in coconut milk and add tau fu pieces.

    Stir to combine these ingredients together and off the heat.

    To serve

    Add blanched noodles into a bowl.

    Pour curry on top, add egg and serve hot.




Sounds great. I will be trying very soon. Tasty.

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