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Nasi Kunyit (Turmeric Rice)
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8 INGREDIENTS • 5 STEPS • 35MINS

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!
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Bake with Paws
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This is a dish traditionally served to celebrate a new born baby’s full moon for Malaysian Chinese. Enjoy!
35MINS
Total Time
$0.76
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
4
US / Metric
Glutinous Rice
2 1/2 cups
Dried Tamarind
2
Dried Tamarind
Ground Turmeric
1 1/2 Tbsp
Coconut Milk
3/4 cup
Coconut Milk
Peppercorns
20
Peppercorns
Pandan Leaves
8
Pandan Leaves
Salt
1 tsp
Banana Leaves
to taste
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
576
Fat
11.6 g
Protein
9.8 g
Carbs
106.7 g
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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 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 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 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 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.
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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Dairy-Free
Shellfish-Free
Chinese
Vegan
Vegetarian
Quick & Easy
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