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Nyonya Chicken Curry Thermomix Recipe by Skinnymixers
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4.5 from 8 votes

skinnymixer's Nyonya Chicken Curry

A classic Nyonya Chicken Curry from Skinnymixers that you can easily cook in your Thermomix. This recipe is gluten free, dairy free, perfect for keto or low carb diets.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Nyonya
Keyword: Chicken, Curry, LCHF, Thermomix, Thermomix Recipe
Servings: 5
Calories: 363kcal
Author: Skinnymixers


Wet Paste

  • 3 Tbsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 3-7 small red dried chillis adjust based on spice preference
  • 1 heaped tsp dried tumeric
  • 3 cloves garlic peeled
  • 240 g brown onion peeled, halved


  • 50 g olive oil
  • 10 sprigs of curry leaves yes 10 whole sprigs!!! this is a small handful of leaves if using dried
  • 1 star anise
  • 2 whole cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 700 g chicken breast diced
  • 400 ml coconut cream Ayum brand
  • 100 g water
  • 1 Tbsp salt or to preference
  • 1 tsp coconut sugar optional for LCHF/ keto


  • Add the wet paste ingredients to mixer bowl, blend for 1 min/speed 9/MC on. Scrape bowl down.
  • Add the olive oil, curry leaves, star anise, cloves and cinnamon stick, as well as 50 g or 1.8 oz of the coconut cream. Cook for 20 min/100°C or 212°F/reverse/speed soft/MC on.
  • Insert butterfly attachment, add chicken, remainder of coconut cream, water, salt and sugar. Cook for 17 min/100°C or 212°F/reverse/speed soft/MC off.
  • Remove whole spices and majority of the curry leaves and serve.



You can substitute the coconut sugar for your preferred type of sugar.
For a vegetarian version, add 500 g or 17.6 oz small diced vegetables to the simmering basket during step 2.
OR - omit the chicken and serve over boiled eggs! This is great with left overs as well.
You can buy Curry Leaves in the fresh herb section of Woolworths, Specialty Green Grocers and Asian Supermarkets. You can also buy a Curry Leaf Tree from Bunnings or other plant nurseries.
Bellini Users
Use your blunt blade for this recipe.
At step 2 use speed 1.
At step 3 DO NOT use your butterfly and use speed 1.


Serving: 235g | Calories: 363kcal | Carbohydrates: 6.4g | Protein: 28.3g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 13.2g | Sodium: 1760mg | Sugar: 5.6g