Season the chicken in garlic power for 30 minutes.
Heat up cooking oil in a pot over medium heat
Stir fry the onion, cinnamon stick, star anise and cloves till fragrant
Add in the chicken and stir until it turned white or almost cooked through.
Add in the potatoes, carrot and tomato.
Add in water till it covers the chicken. Add in cumin and soy sauce. Stir till well mixed.
Turn the heat up and let it come to a boil.
Cover the pot and let it simmer on low heat for about 30 mins.
Check to make sure the potatoes are cooked through. Add salt according to your taste.