Raya dishes: How to make Chicken Rendang

04 May 2022 08:42am
Chicken Rendang
Chicken Rendang

Chicken Rendang is another staple dish during Raya. Try this recipe and pair it with some lemang or even ketupat palas - whichever you prefer!


1/2 chicken

3-4 turmeric leaf

4 lime leaf

2 lemongrass sticks

2 cups coconut milk

2 cup chili paste

2 tbsp Kerisik Kelapa

You may also like:

1 cube chicken stock

Brown sugar to taste

Salt to taste

The paste (blend):

5 garlic

5 shallot

3-inch ginger

2-inch fresh turmeric

4 red chili

3-inch galanga


1.Preheat the pot with low heat, and add oil and chill paste.

2.After 3 minutes, add the chicken, turmeric leaf, and lime leaf.

3.After 6 minutes, add the paste, chicken stock and lemongrass, stir the pot for 4 minutes and add coconut milk and stir again.

4. Add the kerisik Kelapa, sugar and salt into the pot.

5.Bring to a simmer and cook for 20 minutes until the sauce thickens and the oil separates. Use low heat, stir every now and then. Ready to serve!