Ayam Kicap Berkerisik/ Soy Sauce Chicken with toasted coconut

1 medium chicken, cut into 6 to 8 parts
1 tbsp freshly grounded black pepper
1 tbsp chilli paste
2 tbsp dark soy sauce
2 tbsp sweet soy sauce
1 tsp oyster sauce
1 tsp honey
Salt and sugar to taste
Spices ( a combination of 1 in cinnamon stick, 4 cloves, 2 star anise and 4 cardamom)
3 tbsp kerisik/toasted Coconut
1 tsp tamarind juice(optional)

To pound into a paste
5 shallots
1 large Bombay onion
2 nips garlic
1 in ginger
½ in galangal
1 lemon grass (the bottom part only)

Shallow fry the chicken half cook . Marinate the semi fried chicken with pepper powder and dark soy sauce for half an hour.Heat about 4 tbsp oil, add in the spices , once aromatic, add in the chilli paste and stir until fragrant.Add in sweet soy sauce , chicken and stir to mix. Add abit of water and leave to cook . Add in kerisik , honey, slat and sugar and tamarind juice. Cook until the dish is slightly dry.Serve with white rice , beriani , tomato rice etc.