1. Mix all the ingredients given under Laksa paste and put them in a food processor, and blitz them until you get a paste-like consistency. Set aside. 2. Fill a medium saucepan with water and bring it to a boil on high heat.
3. Turn off the heat and add the noodles. Let the noodles sit in hot water for 5 minutes. Once the noodles soften, drain and rinse them under cold water. (Make sure you read the cooking instructions on the packet as it might vary according to brand).
4. Heat vegetable oil in a pan on medium heat, add 2 tablespoons of the Laksa paste, and sauté for 3-4 minutes or until the oil starts to separate. 5. Next, add the chicken thighs and cook for 3-4 minutes until the chicken changes from pink to white.
6. Add chicken stock and coconut milk. Bring it to a boil. Cover and cook for 7 minutes. 7. Add tofu puffs, salt, sugar, fish sauce, and lime juice. Adjust the seasoning as per your taste. Turn off the heat.