Classic Laksa Johor

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Dec. 09, 2010

A Southern Malaysian dish, this version of laksa is rich in coconut.It makes a complete meal. It is healthy and has a lot of taste too.


Spaghetti 200 Gram , cooked
Oil 3 Tablespoon
Prawns 50 Gram , diced
Chilli paste 2 Tablespoon
Turmeric 1/2 Teaspoon
Fish curry powder 3 Tablespoon
Coconut 3 Tablespoon
Tamarind 2 Teaspoon , pulp
Water 400 Milliliter
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Sugar 1/2 Teaspoon
Tomato chilli tuna 185 Gram , flaked
Coconut milk 200 Milliliter



1. Heat 3 tablespoon oil in a wok. Once the oil is hot, sauté the finely ground ingredients with the curry powder paste, the chili paste and the turmeric until aromatic.

2. Add in the prawns and the tuna flakes and stir-fry briefly on high heat. Pour in the tamarind pulp, water and coconut milk.

3. Season the laksa sauce with salt and sugar to your taste. Let it reduce it until it becomes thick and then stop the cooking.


4. To serve our Laksa Johor, place the cooked spaghetti in a bowl and slowly pour the thick gravy on top.

5. Garnish with some bean sprouts, onions, basil, and cucumber. You can also add on the side some sambal belacan and lime.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1216Calories from Fat 683

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 78 g120%

Saturated Fat 34 g170%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1932 mg80.5%

Total Carbohydrates 96 g32%

Dietary Fiber 6 g24%

Sugars 10 g

Protein 45 g90%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet