Nasi Kunyit is glutinous rice cooked in coconut milk and turmeric. This celebratory rice dish is usually served during weddings and special occasions. | RotiNRice.com

Nasi Kunyit (Turmeric Glutinous Rice)

Nasi Kunyit is glutinous rice cooked in coconut milk and turmeric. This celebratory rice dish is usually served during weddings and special occasions.
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Malaysian
Servings: 6
Calories: 440kcal
Author: Linda Ooi

INGREDIENTS

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Wash and drain glutinous rice. Place in a bowl or pan together with ground turmeric and asam gelugor or lime juice. Add enough water to cover the glutinous rice and allow it to soak at least 4 hours.
  • Drain glutinous rice and place it in steaming container. Add salt, peppercorns, and pandan leaves.
  • Pour in 1 cup (240ml) coconut milk, reserving the remaining ¼ cup (60ml) for later. Cover and steam over medium heat for 20 minutes.
  • Remove lid and fluff glutinous rice with fork. Sprinkle the remaining ¼ cup (60ml) coconut milk onto rice. Cover and steam for another 10 minutes.
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  • Remove and serve warm with curry.

NUTRITION

Calories: 440kcal
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