Similar to the texture and flavour of the chicken curry Ayam Masak Merah is an easy delicious sweet and spicy dish mainly made from chicken, onions, spices and lots of other ingredients.
Cut the chicken into pieces and marinate it with some salt and turmeric
Slice tomatoes, chop onions and soak the dried red chilli in hot water until it gets softened.
Grind the soaked dried chile,fresh red chile,pepper,garlic,onion and ginger to make a paste.
Add oil in a large skillet, heat it and add the chicken and fry it until golden brown in color.
3.take out the chicken from the pan and put it aside.
4.remove the extra oil from the pan and leave about 1 tbsp of oil.
5.add the chile paste, cinnamon,star anise,cloves and cardamom seeds until fragrant.
Now add the fried chicken & water and along with it add the tomatoes,ketchup and sugar.
8.bring it to a boil and then reduce the flame and cook it for about 15-20 mins.
9.turn off the flame and serve hot.