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Nasi Lemak and Prawn Sambal with coconut Recipe

Nasi Lemak and Prawn Sambal with coconut is a popular Malay Side Dish
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On :
Friday, 27 May, 2016
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Malay Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 6
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 500 g - long grain rice, wash and soak in water for 15 minutes then drain it
  • 700 ml - Coconut Milk
  • 1 inch - ginger, sliced thinly
  • 1 tsp - salt
  • 2 - screw pine leaves, knotted
  • Prawn sambal ingredients
  • 500 g - prawns, clean and take out the shell
  • 2 - big onions, sliced
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp - Tamarind paste, mixed with 1/2 cup water and strained
  • To taste - oil, salt and Sugar
  • Ground together into a paste:
  • 10 - dried chillies, soaked in water
  • 6 - Red Chillies
  • 1 tsp - belacan(shrimp paste)
  • 5 - candlenuts(buah keras)
  • How to Make Nasi Lemak and Prawn Sambal with coconut:

    1. Combine the rice, coconut milk, ginger, salt and screw pine leaves in a rice cooker.
    2. Once the rice is cooked, stir it with a fork.
    3. Heat oil and saute the grounded ingredients till fragrant.
    4. Add in prawns and stir-fry till prawns turn pink.
    5. Pour the tamarind juice, salt, sugar and turmeric powder.
    6. If preferred, you can also add 1/2 a cup of coconut milk (optional).
    7. Cook till gravy has thickened.
    8. Nasi Lemak is a set-meal which is served with sambal (prawns, squids or anchovies), sliced cucumber, boiled egg, fried anchovies, groundnuts and also with a stir-fry vegetable.



     

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