Laksa Recipe

✦ Calling all Laksa Lovers! Try this beautiful recipe and celebrate the Laksa Festival in Darwin!

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This may astonish you, but the largest and oldest annual Laksa Festival takes place right here in Australia, in Darwin! This year, the Darwin International Laksa Festival will be held from 31 October to 27 November 2022. Don't miss out on it!

Laksa Recipe

To rev up the excitement, we have a beautiful Laksa recipe, courtesy of My Blue Tea for you to try!

Ingredients A:

50g Meat Curry Premix

50g Sambal Tumis Premix

500ml Water

100ml Cooking Oil

5 pcs Lemongrass (smashed)

1 tspn Bunta Kantan (Torch Ginger)

1 tspn Kaffir Lime Leaf Powder

1 tspn Pandan Powder (Optional) (Note : Pandan is used in savoury curry in many Sri Lankan food and there is also a Pandan Laksa instant noodles available in Malaysia).

Torch ginger flower bud as featured in Brilliant-Online
Torch Ginger Flower Bud has high content of fibre, saturated fatty acids proteins, amino acids and other mineral compounds | Photo: My Blue Tea

Ingredients B (for gravy):

1L Water (for gravy)

12 pcs Tofu pok (cut into half)

1 cube Chicken stock or 1 cube Anchovy stock

1/2 tspn Belacan / Shrimp paste (optional)

Ingredient (C) (Mix and set aside):

75g Dehydrated Coconut Mix (DCM)

400ml Water


30 pcs Fish balls

2 pcs Fish cake (cut into slices)

2 pcs Chicken thighs (cut into bite sizes)


500 g Spaghetti/Noodles

500 g Bean sprouts

5 nos Kasturi limes / Calamansi Limes (or lemons)