Laksa Recipe

Laksa - Spicy street food noodle dish popular in Malaysia and Singapore. This homemade curry laksa recipe is so easy and delicious!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Malaysian
Keyword Laksa
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 3
Calories 478 kcal



Other Ingredients:

  • Yellow noodles
  • Bean sprouts
  • 10 shrimp peeled, deveined and cooked
  • 3 hard-boiled eggs cut into halves
  • Fish cakes cut into pieces


  1. In a stockpot, add the oil and sauté the instant curry paste until aromatic. Add the chicken broth, water, lemongrass, tofu puffs and bring the soup to a boil. Lower the heat to simmer. Add the coconut milk and evaporated milk. Add salt to taste. Keep the stock on simmer.
  2. Rinse the yellow noodles and bean sprouts separately, drained and set aside.
  3. To assemble a bowl of laksa for serving, bring to boil some yellow noodles and a handful of bean sprouts. Drain the noodles and bean sprouts and transfer to a serving bowl. Top the noodles with 2-3 shrimp, a few pieces of fish cake, and some eggs. Using a ladle, pour the soup and a few pieces of tofu puffs on top of the noodles. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
Laksa Recipe
Amount Per Serving (3 g)
Calories 478 Calories from Fat 221
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24.5g 38%
Saturated Fat 6.2g 31%
Cholesterol 348mg 116%
Sodium 1903mg 79%
Total Carbohydrates 29.9g 10%
Dietary Fiber 0.7g 3%
Sugars 8.1g
Protein 31.1g 62%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.