You can use all fresh red chili for this recipe (for this recipe you can use 15 fresh red chili) but i prefer to add some dried chili to get more spicy curry and colour to be look deeper.
Chicken Curry Kapitan 甲必丹咖喱鸡1kg chicken, cut into medium piecesChili paste5 fresh red chili ~97g, sliced20g dried chili , boil with hot water for a while100g shallots, sliced20g garlic, sliced10g fresh ginger, coarsely chopped10g fresh galangal, coarsely chopped4 stalks lemongrass, finely sliced15g fresh turmeric, sliced4 buah keras or candlenuts, coarsely chopped½ cup water1/4cup cooking oil8 kaffir lime leaves¼ red onion, diced1 cup coconut milk2tsp salt2tsp sugar2tsp fish sauce1 1/2tbsp - 2tbsp lime juices , adjust to your tasteMethod1. Blend Chili paste ingredients in a blender till fine. Pour into wok, sauté until water slightly evaporated. Then add in cooking oil, sauté till oil separated, take about 15mins.2. Add in chicken pieces and kaffir lime leaves, pour in 2 cups water, let it simmer for about 15-20mins.3. Mix red onion and coconut milk in a mixing bowl. Pour into chicken and cook till gravy thickened. Add in all the seasonings and adjust the taste accordingly.4. Last add in lime juices, cook for another 1min.5. Chicken is ready to serve with rice, bread , roti jala or etc. Enjoy!
Recipe by Sonia a.k.a Nasi Lemak Lover