Ayam Buah Keluak Recipe

Ayam Buah Keluak Recipe

(Chicken in Black Nut Curry - Nyonya Recipe)


30 Indonesian black nuts

Pinch of salt

teaspoon sugar

1 chicken, 1.4kg, cut into pieces

1 teaspoon salt

340g garam assam paste (refer More Nyonya Recipes)

570g pork ribs, cut into pieces


Ingredients to mix together:

85g tamarind soaked in 170ml water,

  squeezed and strained

1-1 level teaspoons salt

900ml water



Soak nuts in cold water for hour.  Brush nuts to remove sandy particles.  Crack where nut is smooth and remove meat.  Add a pinch of salt and teaspoon sugar and pound together to form a firm, smooth paste, then refill shells.  Season chicken with 1 teaspoon salt and leave for hour.  Place the thawed garam assam paste in an enamel pan with the mixed tamarind ingredients and bring to the boil over high heat.  Add pork ribs and boil for 5 minutes.  Reduce heat to moderate and cook for hour.  Add the nuts and then the chicken and continue cooking for another hour or until chicken is tender, stirring occasionally.  Serve with white rice.


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