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How to Cook Chicken Curry With Coconut Milk (Curry Manok Iban Talum)

This chicken curry is from Western Mindanao (Curry Manok Iban Talum) region 9.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Chicken Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: chicken curry, coconut milk, manok iban talum
Servings: 5 servings
Calories: 228kcal
Author: Manny


  • 1 whole spring chicken cut into serving pieces
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • Cooking oil for frying
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 1/2 cups coconut milk (2nd extract)
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 3 piece eggplant cut into serving pieces
  • 1/2 cup pure coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • dash of pepper


How to cook chicken curry with coconut milk:

  • Season chicken with salt, fry and set aside.
  • Sauté onion, add chicken, thin coconut milk and curry powder.
  • Cook for a few minutes. Add eggplant, cook until sauce thickens.
  • When almost dry, add pure coconut milk.
  • Season with salt and pepper. Serve hot. 6 servings.