Kelly's Lovely Laksa

About This Recipe


Olly and I absolutely LOVE Asian food, Vietnamese, Malaysian, Korean, Thai, Indonesian, is just a few of our favs.  My easy one pot LAKSA is a family hit, and so quick to make. Make it as mild or hot as you like!


Recipe Details


  • Servings: As many as you want

  • Preparation: 10 mins

  • Cook time: 15-20 mins



  • Garlic oil (can use any really, enough to cover bottom of big pot)

  • 2-3 tsp Laksa paste

  • 1-2 tsp Red curry paste (depends on hot you like it)

  • 1 tsp Ginger crushed

  • 1 tsp Garlic crushed

  • 410ml can Coconut cream

  • 1-2 packets Noodles, egg, rice or bean (1 packet per 2 people

  • Leafy green veges, bok choy, kai lan, kale etc

  • Carrot sliced

  • Mushroom quartered (optional, Olly doesn’t like them, lol)

  • Vege stock

  • Hoisin sauce or black bean sauce.

  • Choice of meat, diced.

  • Chives or spring onions to garnish



  • In a large pot, place oil, heated tsp of each, laksa paste, ginger, garlic, red curry paste. Stir until fragrant. Add vege stock, veges and noodles. Let simmer on medium to high.

  • While simmering cook meat in pan with a little oil and a dollop of hoisin or black bean sauce.

  • Cook until meat is done and paste is sticky.  Your veges should be done and noodles soft now. 

  • Stir through coconut cream.

  • Tong noodles and veges into serving bowls, then ladle soup in next.  Add meat on top and sprinkle with garnish. 

  • Done. Yummo! Enjoy!

  • NB: If using frozen seafood like fish balls etc, this can be added along with the veges and noodles.

Kellys Lovely Laksa - Great midweek easy dinner.