Recipe: Yummy Nasi Kuning (Yellow turmeric rice)

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Nasi Kuning (Yellow turmeric rice). Nasi kuning literally translates to 'yellow rice'. This dish originated from the Java island in Indonesia. The rice is cooked in coconut milk and a variety.

Nasi Kuning (Yellow turmeric rice) The rich golden yellow color is perfect to celebrate special occasion such as birthday, wedding, baby shower, etc. The turmeric rice is usually stuffed into a cone-shape mould to make nasi tumpeng. Yellow Rice Recipe or Nasi Kuning is very popular Indonesian recipe for party as nasi tumpeng. You can cook Nasi Kuning (Yellow turmeric rice) using 35 ingredients and 19 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Nasi Kuning (Yellow turmeric rice)

  1. It's of Turmeric Rice.
  2. Prepare 2 3/4 cups of Jasmine rice.
  3. Prepare 2 1/2 cups of water.
  4. You need 2 cups of coconut milk.
  5. You need 1 tbs of turmeric powder.
  6. It's 1 tbs of salt.
  7. It's 1 stalk of lemongrass.
  8. You need 2 of bay leaves.
  9. Prepare of Egg Balado.
  10. Prepare 6 of eggs (hard boiled).
  11. It's 6 cloves of garlic.
  12. It's 1 of medium red onion.
  13. Prepare 1 of big tomato.
  14. Prepare 7 pcs of red chilli.
  15. Prepare of Salt & pepper.
  16. It's of Oil to sauté.
  17. Prepare of Traditional Fried Chicken.
  18. It's 1 of whole chicken.
  19. You need 2 tbs of coriander powder.
  20. You need 100 g of grated coconut.
  21. You need 6 cloves of garlic.
  22. You need 2 cm of ground turmeric.
  23. You need 4 cm of ground ginger.
  24. You need to taste of Salt.
  25. It's 1 cup of water.
  26. Prepare of Oil to fry.
  27. It's of Veg Bihoon.
  28. It's 250 g of bihoon.
  29. Prepare 100 g of shredded cabbage.
  30. You need 2 of medium carrots (shredded).
  31. Prepare 1 of medium red onion.
  32. You need 4 cloves of garlic.
  33. It's 4 tbs of oyster sauce.
  34. Prepare 2 tbs of sweet soya sauce.
  35. Prepare of Salt & pepper.

Tips: To get a good yellow color, wash and drained the rice the day before and add turmeric powder. My favorite breakfast since I was a kid. In Indonesian, "nasi" means rice, and "kuning" means yellow. For Indonesian foods, we don't use curry powder to make it "yellow" or to cook Indonesian curry, but use turmeric (or sometimes also known as "curcuma").

Nasi Kuning (Yellow turmeric rice) instructions

  1. Clean the rice and add the water to cook, along with all ingredients.
  2. Cook the rice at low heat, until the rice is cooked, it takes approximately 20mins to cook. You may want to stir the rice a bit when the water starts to shimmer.
  3. Keep the lid closed after you turn off the heat and keep it to let the rice fully cooked.
  4. Meanwhile, prepare the chicken, clean and cut into 10-12 pieces.
  5. Grind all the ingredients for the chicken except the water.
  6. Place the chicken in a pot, add the grinded ingredients and add 1 cup of water. Boil the chicken until the water is over then set aside.
  7. Prepare the egg balado: after boiling the egg, remove the shell and let the egg cool down.
  8. Grind all the ingredients until it forms a paste.
  9. On a frying pan, add little oil approx. 50ml to sauté the paste, add 50ml of water and cook until it changes colour.
  10. Once the sauce colour turns darker, add the egg and let it cooked until there is no more water and the paste becomes thick.
  11. Remove the egg from the pan and set aside.
  12. Next repare the ingredients for the Veg. Bihoon.
  13. Sauté the garlic and onion on a pot over medium heat, let the onion become soften.
  14. Add the shredded cabbage and cook until it changes colour, then add the shredded carrots and mix well.
  15. Add the bihoon with some water to keep the bihoon hydrated.
  16. Add the oyster sauce, sweet soya sauce,salt and pepper. Get the taste that you desire.
  17. Cook until everything is mixed well, approximately 15 minutes then remove from the heat and set aside.
  18. Now it's time to fry the chicken, fry them until golden brown, get the crumbs from the chicken seasonings as well.
  19. Lastly, arrange all the items on a plate, you can cut the egg into half and serve all together. Enjoy!.

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