nasi kuning

Indonesian Rice




Yield 4 people



  1. Combine the rice, turmeric, coconut milk, water, and vegetable broth into a small pot
  2. Add the salam panadus (or kaffir lime) leaf, lemongrass, galangal (or ginger) and salt into the pot and put over high heat
  3. Bring entire pot contents to a boil
  4. Reduce heat to medium-low and let cook, covered, for 10-15 minutes. The liquid should be fully absorbed
  5. Once the liquid is fully absorbed, bring heat to a complete simmer and let cook for another 5-10 minutes. The rice will dry up and become fluffy
  6. Remove rice from heat and fluff with a fork

Courses Side Dish

Cuisine Indonesian

Recipe by Arousing Appetites: Home to the Serious Cook at