Nasi Lemak

Nasi Lemak Recipe

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About Nasi Lemak Recipe:

Needless to say, we Asians go gaga over filling and wholesome meals. And when talking about the same, I can’t miss mentioning Nasi Lemak. The Malaysian delight is full of nutrition, taste and everything else you need in a wholesome meal. The dish usually consists of rice cooked in coconut milk and pandan leaves, boiled eggs, anchovies, cucumbers, peanuts and spicy sambal. The name of the dish has an interesting folklore behind it too. The story goes with an accidental remark by Mak Kuntum’s daughter when asked what’s for lunch that day. To answer her mother’s question about the fragrant rice, the daughter said, “Nasi le, mak!”, meaning “rice, mother!”. And that’s how the dish got its name. The meal is perfect for anyone who is craving a healthy and filling meal. Try this recipe to make Nasi Lemak at home and let us know how it turns out. 

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Ingredients for Nasi Lemak Recipe

  • As required coconut milk steamed rice
  • 2 cup Rice
  • 3 screwpine leaves
  • As required Salt
  • 5.60 ounce Coconut milk
  • 1 No.s tamarind pulp
  • 2 Nos hard boiled eggs
  • 3 Nos fish small size
  • 1 Nos cucumber
  • As required SAMBAL IKAN BILIS
  • 1/2 Nos red onion
  • 1 cup ikan bilis
  • 1 Nos garlic cloves
  • 4 Nos shallots
  • 10 Nos dried chillies
  • 1 teaspoon Belacan
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
Nutrition
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MacroNutrients
  • Carbs
  • Protein
  • Fiber
Fats
  • Fat
Vitamins & Minerals
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
  • Vitamin B2
  • Vitamin B3
  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
  • Copper
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
  • Zinc

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment

Directions

How to Make Nasi Lemak Recipe

Steps To Prepare

STEP 01

Cut boiled eggs into halves.

STEP 02

Soak tamarind pulp in one cup of water for 15 mins.

STEP 03

Wash and drain the rice.

STEP 04

Wash and drain the dried anchovies.

STEP 05

Grind prawn, shallots, garlic cloves and deseeded dried chilies and make a paste.

Cooking Directions

STEP 01

In a vessel cook rice in water along with coconut milk, pinch of salt and pandan leaves.

STEP 02

Fry the dried anchovies until they turn brown.

STEP 03

Heat some oil in a pan & fry the spice paste until fragrant.

STEP 04

Add the onion rings, Ikan Bilis and mix well.

STEP 05

Now add tamarind juice, salt, sugar and cook it at low flame until the gravy thickens.

STEP 06

Cut small fish into half and season with salt and deep fry it.

STEP 07

Serve the steamed coconut milk topped with Sambal, Ikan Bilis along with fried rice, cucumber slices and hard-boiled eggs.

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