Sunday, April 27, 2008

Nasi Kunyit Recipe

Ingredients :

1 kg Basmati rice, wash and drain
3 Pandanus leaves
2 cm Turmeric, pressed for juice
2 tablespoons Margarine
1 Big garlic
1 teaspoon Chopped ginger
6 Cloves
4 cm Cinnamon stick
10 pieces Cardamoms
2 tablespoons Chicken powder
1 liter Hot water
Deep fried cashew nut
Deep fried shallots slices

Method :

Stir fry margarine, garlic, chopped ginger, cloves, cinnamon stick and cardamoms until fragrant.
Add rice, turmeric juice and pandanus leaves.
Stir fry until oil is absorbed into rice.
Pour half pot of water in 3 liter pot.
Put steamer on top.
Put the rice in the steamer.
Sprinkle chicken powder and hot water into the rice evenly.
Cover the lid and steam until strong steam appears.
Repeat sprinkling until rice is cooked.
Sprinkle cashew nut and deep fried shallot slices on top when serve.

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