Nasi Minyak Recipe

Nasi Minyak Recipe

(Nyonya Recipe)


1 heaped rice bowls rice, washed and drained well

1 - 2 level tablespoons Q.B.B. Ghee and 1 tablespoon margarine

35-40 raisins

75 g cashew nuts

small tin tomato juice or 3 tablespoons tomato sauce

4 cloves (bunga cengkih)

110 g ginger, peeled, pound finely and squeeze for juice

5 cm cinnamon sticks (kayu manis)

2 star anise (bunga lawang)

2 shallots, peeled and sliced

2 pips garlic, peeled and minced



Heat pan and add ghee and margarine.  When oil is hot, add onions, garlic, cinnamon sticks, cloves and star anise.  Stir until fragrant.  Add cashew nuts and raisins.  Stir a few times.  Add rice and stir well to mix ingredients.  Dish out mixture and put into rice cooker.  Add ginger juice, tomato juice and pinch of salt, then add water to cook rice.  Stir rice during cooking.  When cooked, serve with meat or chicken curry.


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