Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Nasi Lemak / Coconut Milk Rice

Nasi Lemak or coconut milk rice is one of the most popular dish in Malaysia and Singapore. It is basically rice boiled with coconut milk and it is usually served with spicy sambal, anchovies, hard-boiled egg and peanuts. Nasi lemak is so popular that it may be a meal for breakfast, lunch, dinner or even supper.

  • 2 cups uncooked rice, washed
  • 1 cup thick coconut milk, from 1 coconut
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 screwpine leaves or pandan leaves, knotted
  • 2 cm fresh ginger, sliced
  • 3 onions, sliced
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 star anise
  • salt
  • sugar
  1. Mix all ingredients in rice cooker and cook until the rice is cooked and dry.
  2. Serve it hot with sambal, sliced cucumber, fried peanuts and anchovies and also hard boiled egg.

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