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Nasi Minyak ("oil Rice") Using Basmathi Rice

Nasi Minyak ("oil Rice") Using Basmathi Rice created by yassyyb

Nasi Minyak literally means 'Oil Rice', widely served on special occassion i.e. wedding celebration, with (usually) curry/spicy chicken or meat dishes. tips : soak the rice for 30 minutes prior cooking. rice to water ratio is 1 :1.5 (if cooked in rice cooker)

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directions

  • wash and rinse the pre-soak rice.
  • heat ghee and fry pounded ingredient.
  • add in cinnamon stick, star anise, and cloves.
  • fry until frangrant.
  • add water (for 3 cups of rice, use 4.5 cups of water), evaporated milk and salt.
  • bring to boil.
  • pour the mixture into the rice and cook with rice cooker as you would a normal rice.
  • do not stir until the rice is well cooked or else you will break the rice.
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  1. yassyyb
    Thank you! Tried it for the first time today being winter season and all. The ingredients and instructions were really easy to follow. The results were just as I expected and I could taste the nasi minyak as how I always envisage it :)
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  2. zizie zainal
    Nasi Minyak literally means 'Oil Rice', widely served on special occassion i.e. wedding celebration, with (usually) curry/spicy chicken or meat dishes. tips : soak the rice for 30 minutes prior cooking. rice to water ratio is 1 :1.5 (if cooked in rice cooker)
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