Blog header also changed to reflect a truly Nasi Lemak Lover....
- Nasi Lemak( fragrant coconut rice) ingredients
- Hard-boiled eggs
- a plate of yummy Nasi Lemak
-Best to eat with a glass of cool lime water
-a banana leaf-wrapped packet of nasi lemak (nasi lemak bungkus)
Steps to cook Sambal (Nasi Lemak chilli paste) and Nasi Lemak (coconut rice) :-
To prepare the Nasi Lemak (coconut rice)
a. Place washed rice, salt and knotted pandan leaves in an electric rice cooker.
b. Pour coconut milk over the rice and leave to soak for 30mins.
c. Cook the rice.
d. Once rice is cooked, leave it warm in the rice cooker.
To prepare the basic Sambal (chilli paste)
a. Heat the oil in wok, saute blended onion paste until fragrant.
b. Add in blended dried chilli paste and continue tumis (cook) for 30mins under low heat.
c. Add water and sugar and continue tumis (cook) for another 20mins under low heat.
d. Lastly add in sliced big onion.
** blended onion paste=Bombay onion ( a lot) + garlic (little) + shallot (little)
** Must put a lot of blended onion, oil and sugar. If you prefer stronger taste of sambal, you may add in shrimp paste (belacan) .
** You may add in ikan bilis, prawn, sotong & etc to the basic sambal paste.