Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Nasi Lemak

Nasi lemak is one of favorite breakfast in Riau. Nasi lemak is rice that cook with coconut milk and serve with various kind of side dish. Last nite, my lil brothers asked my mom to make nasi lemak like he often eat when was at primary school. Today is national holiday, so we can enjoy this dish all day.. there were a lot of kind of nasi lemak depend on each area. The one my mom made is nasi lemak from Riau, the simple one i think only serve with egg, cashew meat, some anchovies-peanut-tempe, and cucumber. Another nasi lemak I've know is from medan that serve with more kind various side dish like fried chicken, vegie pickle, potato chips, and others.

Today i ask my mom for the recipe,but i cant got exactly measurement from her. she is traditional cook, cook by her experience, feeling and sense of taste. but she can make the best dish..

Nasi Lemak

600 gr rice
1 coconut, shave and squeezed to get the coconut milk or just can buy it from market
some water
some pandan leaf ( daun pandan )
a pinch of salt

How to make:
1. cook the rice and coconut milk with some water. put pandan leaf and salt. cook until water reduced
2. move to steamer. steam until well cook.

Egg in chili sauce
10 boiled egg
1/2 tbs dark soy sauce
6 clove garlic (2 for braised egg, 4 for chili sauce)
6 clove red onion ( bawang merah )
1/2 cup water
50 gr chili
3 tsp granulated sugar
1 tsp msg ( ajinomoto )
1 tsp salt

How To Make:
1. Braised boiled egg with water, soy sauce and garlic. put a pinch of salt. cook until the water dry.
2. Heat the saucepan, add oil, garlic and red onion. stir and cook until aromatic
3. add chili, some salt , msg and sugar. Stir and cook until aromatic.
4. Pour into braised egg.

Cashew Meat
300 gr pork, slice into 4x4cm
3 clove garliic, mashed
some salt and sugar
How To Make:
1. Mix well all ingredients
2. Grill the meat until well cook. Slice thinly


Side Dish
1 big cucumber, slice
50 gr anchovies
50 gr peanut
1 tempe ( indonesian fermented soya bean )
1 red onion
1 clove garlic
How To make:
1. Fries anchovies, peanut and tempe.
2. Put some oil in saucepan, add onion, garlic, sugar and salt. cook until aromatic and thickened
3. add the fried anchovies, peanut and tempe
4. cook until well combine

This all the  main dish and side dish of nasi lemak made from. you can see that all use simple ingredient but a lil bit more step to do. How To serve. Just combine what we want.
and this is mine. look delicious..


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