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Indonesian Mie Kuah

Indonesian Mie Kuah

Just follow the simple steps below to prepare a mouthwatering Mie Kuah, an Indonesian fried curried noodles recipe.

05 November, 2018
Average: 2.8 (6 votes)


serves for


total time

0 HR 45 MIN


2 - 3 cloves
1 bunch
4 - 5 stalks
40 g, fresh
2 tbsp, powder
1 tsp
250 g
4 leaves
400 g, breast
Peanut oil
4 tbsp
Vegetable stock
200 ml
Coconut milk
200 ml


How to make Indonesian Mie Kuah

  • Peel and chop the garlic.
  • Trim the spring onions. Thinly slice the white parts and reserve the green parts.
  • Trim the lemon grass, slice thinly, then chop finely.
  • Peel, slice and then chop the ginger.
  • Put the spring onion slices, lemon grass, ginger, garlic, curry powder and cumin into a mortar and grind to a fine paste.
  • Cook the noodles in hot water according to the package instructions then drain, refresh in cold water and drain well.
  • Finely shred the spring onion leaves.
  • Wash and dry the banana leaves and use to line four bowls or deep plates.
  • Scatter with shredded spring onion. Cut the chicken meat into bite-sized pieces.
  • Heat the oil in a wok and stir-fry the meat.
  • Add the curry paste, fry briefly, then add the stock and coconut milk.
  • Season with salt, bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and mix in the noodles.
  • Check the seasoning and warm through over a very low heat, stirring carefully from time to time.
  • Meanwhile wash the cucumber, peel if you wish and cut notches along its length.
  • Then slice the cucumber.
  • Serve the curried noodles in the banana leaf bowls, garnish with cucumber slices and serve immediately.

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