Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Nasi Lamek

Nasi Lamek



1 cup brown rice, soaked
4 tablespoons peanuts
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 inch lemon grass stalk, chopped
1 inch ginger, sliced
2 shallots, sliced
2 cups thin coconut milk
Salt to taste
1 medium cucumber, sliced 2 eggs, boiled and sliced

1.       Heat the oil in a non stick wok and sauté the peanuts till golden. Drain on absorbent paper
2.       Place the rice in a clay pot; add the lemon grass, ginger, shallots, coconut milk and half a cup of water. Add the salt and cook over high heat till the mixture comes to a boil. Lower the heat, cover and cook till the rice is tender.
3.       Serve hot with fried peanuts, slices of cucumber and boiled egg.

A popular breakfast dish in Malaysia, You can have it for break or for lunch. Brown rice is better than the traditional polished rice as it retains the bran and increase the vitamin B.

Nasi Lamek