The Most Delicious and Easy Betawi Laksa Recipe

Betawi Laksa Recipe – Do you know that laksa is not only famous in Indonesia? Laksa has even become a favorite food in several countries in Asia, especially Southeast Asia such as Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand.

Friends need to know that laksa is a culinary blend of Malay and Chinese. Laksa is a type of soupy food.

Kuah Laksa is made from coconut milk mixed with various spices. The presence of various kinds of spices makes the laksa taste very distinctive and delicious.

There are several kinds of laksa. There are Laksa Betawi, Laksa Bogor, Laksa Palembang, Laksa Jepara, Laksa Banjar, and so on.

From the various existing laksa, now we will try to practice the Betawi laksa recipe. Let’s prepare the Betawi laksa ingredients first.


This Betawi laksa recipe is actually very easy. We can get a complete variety of ingredients in traditional markets. To make laksa betawi, we need a bit of coconut.

This is what distinguishes Betawi laksa from Bogor laksa. So, friends, the ingredients for the Betawi laksa seasoning are also different from the ingredients for the kupat tofu recipe. Let’s get straight to the ingredients.


  • 1 chicken, cut into 8 parts
  • 2 liters of air
  • 200 grams of fresh prawns, coarsely chopped
  • 2 stalks of lemongrass, take the white and bruise
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 4 lime leaves, bone removed
  • Salt 4 teaspoons
  • Sugar 2 teaspoons
  • 1 liter of coconut milk from 1 coconut
  • Oil for frying 4 tablespoons

Ground spices:

  • Onion 12 grains
  • Garlic 8 cloves
  • 6cm turmeric, roasted
  • Ginger 4 cm
  • Coconut 6 tablespoons, toasted
  • Ebi 4 tablespoons, brew and roast
  • Pecan 4 grains, roasted

Supplementary material:

  • Vermicelli 200 grams, brew
  • 4 hard-boiled eggs, cut into pieces
  • 4 sprigs of basil leaves
  • Fried onions 4 tablespoons
  • 4 limes
  • Chives 4 stalks, cut into pieces
  • Bean sprouts 150 grams

After all the ingredients are ready, now we can make our own Betawi laksa at home.

How to make:

Betawi Laksa Recipe

After all the ingredients are ready, now we arrange and check again if something is missing. If all the ingredients are complete now it’s time for us to try the laksa betawi recipe. As for how to make it as follows.

  1. First we wash the chicken with running water. Also clean the mucus and the rest of the blood that sticks to the chicken meat, then drain.
  2. Next, prepare a pot and boil the chicken with 2 liters of water until cooked. Don’t forget to clean the dirt and floating bubbles.
  3. After the meat is cooked, remove and shred the meat, then measure 1500 ml of the broth.
  4. Then we prepare a frying pan, then heat the oil. Once hot, stir-fry ground spices, lemon grass, bay leaf, and lime leaves until fragrant.
  5. Next we add the shrimp, then stir until it changes color.
  6. After that, just add the coconut milk, chicken broth, salt, and sugar. Cook while stirring the coconut milk until it boils, then remove from heat.
  7. Next, brew all the complementary ingredients in a little gravy
  8. After all the ingredients are ready, then friends prepare a bowl, then add the complementary ingredients, pour the sauce, and serve.

So, friends, now you can make your own Betawi laksa, right? Although the ingredients are quite a lot, the method of making it is not so difficult. You can also make a special egg fuyunghai recipe as a substitute for betawi laksa. Good luck, friends.

Laksa Betawi Meets Mango

Recipe for Laksa Betawi Gathering Mango

In addition to the laksa above, usually Betawi laksa also uses a variation of Intersection Mango. Well, for those of you who don’t know about the meeting of mangoes, it is also known as mango turmeric. When still fresh, the aroma is distinctive like mango. Temu mango is widely sold in traditional markets.

Come on, friends, let’s prepare the ingredients first


  • Vegetable oil 2 tablespoons, for frying
  • Lemongrass 1 stalks, take the white part, bruised
  • Shrimp medium size 250 grams, peeled, leaving the tail
  • 500 ml chicken broth, ready to use
  • 250 ml coconut milk, from grated coconut

Seasoning, puree:

  • Shallots 8 grains
  • Candlenut 5 grains
  • Meet the mango 4 cm
  • Garlic 3 cloves
  • Turmeric 2.5 cm
  • Coriander teaspoon
  • Terasi teaspoon
  • Salt tablespoon


  • Vermicelli 100 grams, brew hot water, drain
  • Chicken breast fillet piece, boiled, shredded
  • Bean sprouts 75 grams
  • 2 boiled chicken eggs, cut lengthwise


  • Basil leaves, pick the leaves
  • Green onions to taste, cut into small pieces
  • Fried onion, to taste

How to make:

  1. First we wash the chicken meat then boil until cooked, then shred according to taste.
  2. Then we prepare a frying pan, then heat the oil. Once hot, stir-fry the ground spices and lemongrass until fragrant
  3. After that we add the shrimp, chicken broth, and coconut milk, then mix well. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly until it boils (± 30 minutes), then remove and set aside.
  4. Next we arrange all the ingredients in a serving bowl, then rinse with hot sauce. Sprinkle with scattering material.
  5. Laksa is ready to be served.

So, that was the recipe for the deliciously appetizing Betawi Intersection of Mango Laksa. The distinctive aroma of the mango meeting and the fragrant basil combined with the thick laksa sauce makes us feel like enjoying it every day.

How are friends interested in making it? Besides laksa, there is a recipe for seblak noodle soup from Bandung that you can make yourself at home. Come on, friends, try it too.

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