Nasi Lemak (Coconut Milk Rice) is a popular dish among Malaysian and Singaporean. Traditionally, nasi lemak is served as breakfast. This delicious and nutritious dish will keep you full the whole morning.

A basic nasi lemak usually consists of sambal chili, cucumber, hard-boiled egg, deep-fried anchovies, roasted peanuts, and some with kangkung (water spinach).

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Simple Delicious Nasi Lemak (Coconut Milk Rice) | MyKitchen101en

Yields: 5 servings

Ingredients:

  • 300 g white rice (rinsed & drained)
  • 560 ml thin coconut milk (60 ml thick coconut milk + 500 ml water)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 25 g old ginger (smashed)
  • 3 leaves Pandan leaves
 

Instructions:

1 Combine all ingredients in rice cooker and mix well.

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2 Select ” White Rice” setting.

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3 When the coconut milk rice is cooked, let it sits for 30 minutes before serving for best texture (the rice is still wet when it is just cooked).

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4 Serve the fragrant coconut milk rice with deep-fried anchovies, hard boiled eggs, cucumber and sambal chili sauce-Simply Delicious.

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5 Deep-fried anchovies: (Refer to: Crispy Deep-Fried Dried Anchovies)

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6 Hard boiled eggs: (Refer to: Hard Boiled Eggs with Different Doneness)

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7 Sambal chili sauce: (Refer to: Simple Sambal Chili Sauce)

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Simple Delicious Nasi Lemak (Coconut Milk Rice)

A basic nasi lemak usually consists of sambal chili, cucumber, hard-boiled egg, deep-fried anchovies, roasted peanuts, and some with kangkung (water spinach).
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Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Malaysia, Southeast Asia
Servings 5 servings
Calories 598 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

  • 300 g white rice rinsed & drained
  • 560 ml thin coconut milk 60 ml thick coconut milk + 500 ml water
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 25 g old ginger smashed
  • 3 leaves Pandan leaves
  • 5 servings sambal
  • 5 servings deep-fried anchovies
  • 5 hard boiled egg
  • 5 cucumber

Instructions
 

  • Combine all ingredients in rice cooker and mix well.
  • Select ” White Rice” setting.
  • When the coconut milk rice is cooked, let it sits for 30 minutes before serving for best texture (the rice is still wet when it is just cooked).
  • Serve the fragrant coconut milk rice with deep-fried anchovies, hard boiled eggs, cucumber and sambal chili sauce-Simply Delicious.

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Notes

This recipe yields 5 servings of nasi lemak as shown above. 
The nutritional value for reference is for 1 serving of nasi lemak with cucumbers, whole egg, anchovies and sambal chili sauce
 

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories: 598kcalCarbohydrates: 64gProtein: 15gFat: 32gSaturated Fat: 23gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 187mgSodium: 553mgPotassium: 863mgFiber: 4gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 1271IUVitamin C: 12mgCalcium: 107mgIron: 5mg
Keyword coconut milk rice, nasi lemak
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