Recipe: Rendang Ayam Hijau

Another recipe for Hari Raya!

*This recipe is translated and reposted with permission from OResepi on Facebook.

Rendang Ayam Hijau (Green Chicken Rendang)



  • 1 whole chicken, cut into 12 parts 
  • 250ml Coconut milk (santan) 
  • 2 tbsp Kerisik (toasted grated coconut)
  • Salt and sugar to taste
  • 2 pcs Asam gelugor
  • 2 pcs Turmeric leaves (remove center vein and slice thinly)
  • ½ cup cooking oil

Ground ingredients: 

  • 4 stalks Lemongrass (sliced thinly)
  • 1 inch Ginger 
  • 1 inch Turmeric 
  • 1 inch Lengkuas or Galangal
  • 30 Green chili padis 
  • 4 Green chilis 
  • 10 bulbs Shallots 
  • 1 Onion 
  • 5 cloves Garlic


  1. Heat oil in wok and stir-fry ground ingredients until dry and the oil separates. 
  2. Add in the chicken pieces and mix evenly. Add santan, kerisik, asam gelugor, and salt and sugar to taste. 
  3. Continue stirring over low heat until the gravy thickens, then add in the turmeric leaves and cook until the desired consistency. 
  4. Dish out and serve. 
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