Learn to make aromatic and flavorful Betawinese Nasi Kuning (turmeric rice) at home with this step-by-step recipe.
Kitchenesia.com - Besides giving the yellow color to the rice, turmeric also exudes aromatic fragrant to this dish. Name after its main ingredient, turmeric rice is appropriately a celebratory food.
Betawinese makes turmeric rice when there's occasion worth celebrating in their family, like akikahan (Islamic's baby shower), new-born baby celebration, or even birthday party.
Tips: this food is best to supplement savory side dishes like fried chicken or omelet
Duration: 30 minutes
Yields: 3 servings
600 gram steamed rice
1 bundle (75 grams) of spinasch, boiled
150 grams shrimps, peeled
1 teaspooon salt
1/2 teaspoon white pepper
2 tablespoons cooking oil
2 centimeters piece of turmeric, roasted
1 clove garlic
3 centimeters piece of galangal
Grind paste ingredients altogether until soft using mortar and pestle.
1. Heat oil over a medium-fire pan. Add paste and stir until fragrant. Set aside
2. Add shrimp into the pan. Fry until brown.
3. Add rice. Then add sauteed paste ffrom step 1. Stir until well-combined.
4. Add spinach, salt, and white pepper. Stir until absorbed.