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8 INGREDIENTS 5 STEPS 35min

Nasi Kunyit (Turmeric Rice)

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This is a dish traditionally served to celebrate a new born baby’s full moon for Malaysian Chinese. Enjoy!
Nasi Kunyit (Turmeric Rice) Recipe | SideChef
This is a dish traditionally served to celebrate a new born baby’s full moon for Malaysian Chinese. Enjoy!
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35min
Total Time
$0.76
Cost Per Serving

Ingredients

Servings
4
US / METRIC
2 1/2 cups
Glutinous Rice
2
Dried Tamarind
3/4 cup
Coconut Milk
20
Peppercorns
8
Pandan Leaves
1 tsp
to taste
Banana Leaves
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Nutrition Per Serving

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CALORIES
576
FAT
11.6 g
PROTEIN
9.8 g
CARBS
106.7 g

Cooking Instructions

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Step 1
Wash and drain the Glutinous Rice (2 1/2 cups) . In a big bowl, add glutinous rice, Dried Tamarind (2) , Ground Turmeric (1 1/2 Tbsp) and enough water to cover. Stir well and leave it soak overnight.
Step 2
The next day, the rice should be stained with yellow color. Drain the rice and discharge the dried tamarind keeping.
Step 3
Prepare the steamer. Line the steaming tray with Banana Leaves (to taste) and lightly grease with oil. Place Pandan Leaves (8) in the tray.
Step 4
Place the rice into the lined steaming tray and add in the Peppercorns (20) and Salt (1 tsp) . Steam over high heat for 20 minutes.
Step 5
Remove from steamer and add in the Coconut Milk (3/4 cup) . Stir well and remove the pandan leaves. Return to steamer and steam for another 15 minutes.

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Nutrition Per Serving
Calories
576
% Daily Value*
Fat
11.6 g
15%
Saturated Fat
9.8 g
49%
Trans Fat
0.0 g
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Cholesterol
--
--
Carbohydrates
106.7 g
39%
Fiber
4.2 g
15%
Sugars
1.0 g
--
Protein
9.8 g
20%
Sodium
622.3 mg
27%
Vitamin D
--
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Calcium
29.0 mg
2%
Iron
5.0 mg
28%
Potassium
271.9 mg
6%
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