(Basic) Rice in Coconut Milk /Nasi Lemak (Asas)


Umi sharing Nasi Lemak (Asas)/ Rice in Coconut Milk (Basic). Recipe at umidishes.blogspot.com Here’s the recipe: The Rice in Coconut Milk/Nasi Lemak 3 cups of rice (wash and drain) 4.5 cups coconut milk 1 tbs salt (or as preferred) 3 pandan leaf (screwpine leaf) essence can also be used if pandan is not available 1 in ginger 1 lemon grass ( bruised) Method: 1) Put the rice into the rice cooker 2) Place the pandan and ginger into the rice 3) Add salt to coconut milk and stir, pour into the rice and stir. 4) Cover the pot with aluminium foil and place the lid. Cook the rice. 5) When cool stir the rice and ready to serve The Anchovy Gravy / sambal tumis ikan bilis 1 cup dried anchovies 1 big onion slice into rings 1 lemon grass bruised 1/2 cup tarmaring juice salt and sugar to taste 1/2 – 3/4 cup of oil for frying chilly paste 20 dried red chillies 1 big onion 2 cloves garlic 1 in shrimp paste 1/2 cup water Blend all with half cup of water Method: 1) Heat oil and fry chilly paste until oil separates 2) Add tamaring juice,salt, sugar, anchovies and onion 3) Simmer until cooked Serving suggestion: Serve nasi lemak with the sambal, slices of cucumber, hard boiled egg, fried anchovies and fried peanut.

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