Grilled Rice in Banana Leaves/Nasi Bakar
Grilled Rice in Banana Leaves/Nasi Bakar

Hello everybody, hope you’re having an amazing day today. Today, I’m gonna show you how to prepare a distinctive dish, grilled rice in banana leaves/nasi bakar. It is one of my favorites food recipes. This time, I am going to make it a bit unique. This is gonna smell and look delicious.

Grilled Rice in Banana Leaves/Nasi Bakar is one of the most well liked of recent trending meals in the world. It’s simple, it’s fast, it tastes delicious. It is enjoyed by millions daily. They are nice and they look wonderful. Grilled Rice in Banana Leaves/Nasi Bakar is something that I have loved my entire life.

#nasibakar #indonesianfood #smoke #rice #bananaleaves #cooking We did grill because we wanna taste of banana leaves. Coconut rice is cooked with aromatic herbs topped with chicken and basil and then wrapped with banana leaves and grilled to perfection. There are so many versions of nasi bakar out there and honestly, there aren't really any right or wrong recipes if you ask me.

To get started with this particular recipe, we have to prepare a few ingredients. You can have grilled rice in banana leaves/nasi bakar using 27 ingredients and 10 steps. Here is how you cook that.

The ingredients needed to make Grilled Rice in Banana Leaves/Nasi Bakar:
  1. Make ready For the rice (cook in rice cooker)
  2. Get rice
  3. Make ready coconut milk and 1 cup of water
  4. Take lemongrass, take the white part, pound and cut in big section
  5. Take Indonesian bay leaves
  6. Prepare galangal/blue ginger (smashed)
  7. Get Salt and chicken seasoning
  8. Make ready For the chicken filling
  9. Make ready breast chicken meat
  10. Get Stinky beans (petai/pete) skip this if you don’t like
  11. Get oyster sauce
  12. Prepare Salt, pepper, sugar
  13. Make ready lime leaves (remove the hard part and slice thinly)
  14. Make ready Spice Paste (put everything in food processor)
  15. Prepare big red chillies
  16. Take chilli padi / bird’s eye chilli (omit this if you don’t want spicy)
  17. Get shallots
  18. Get garlic cloves
  19. Prepare candle nuts
  20. Take fresh ginger
  21. Take fresh turmeric
  22. Take galangal/blue ginger
  23. Prepare lemongrass, take only the white part and finely mince
  24. Make ready Others:
  25. Make ready Fried silver fish (store bought)
  26. Prepare Basil
  27. Take Banana leaves to wrap

Traditionally, nasi bakar usually wrapped in banana leaf before grilled over arang batok kelapa or coconut shell charcoal. Nasi bakar (Indonesian for "burned or grilled rice") refer to steamed rice seasoned with spices and ingredients and wrapped in banana leaf secured with lidi semat (small needle made of central rib of coconut leaf) and later grilled upon charcoal fire. At a glance, the cooking technique for nasi bakar (grilled rice in banana leaf) is highly similar to that of fried rice. However, The Westin Jakarta's executive sous chef Denny Boy Gunawan says that the banana leaf used in nasi bakar sets the differences between the two dishes.

Steps to make Grilled Rice in Banana Leaves/Nasi Bakar:
  1. Rinse the rice. Add the rice, lemongrass, bay leaves, galangal, salt, coconut milk & water and cook in rice cooker according to the instruction. Once cooked, taste and add any salt/seasoning if it is not salty enough. Mix with fried silver fish. Note: fried silver fish is very salty already so no need to add too much salt to the rice.
  2. Put all ingredients for the spice paste in food processor until become a very smooth paste.
  3. For chicken filling: boil the chicken breast until fully cooked and shred the chicken.
  4. In a pan, heat some oil, fry the spice paste until fragrant and add the shredded chicken and stink beans (if you use them). Season with salt, sugar, pepper, oyster sauce to your taste.
  5. Clean the banana leaves and soak in boiling water for a few minutes to soften the leaves and to kill any harmful bacteria or virus.
  6. To assemble: take 2 layer of banana leaves (to make sure the rice won’t leak. Put rice, continued with chicken fillings, add some basil leaves on top, and wrap everything together, secure the sides with toothpicks
  7. Some recipe said that we can steam the rice again for 10 minutes to make sure all tastes blend together (but you can skip this step)
  8. Grilled this wrapped rice in your griller. I use happycall pan as I do not have a griller :)
  9. Ready to serve :) It is very fragrant and tasty.
  10. Note: as this recipe calls for many steps, we can clean the banana leaves the day before. Maybe cook the rice or the fillings the day before (don’t forget to keep it in the fridge if you keep it overnight) and just assemble and grilled the wrapped rice before you serve it.

Resep Nasi Bakar Isi Jamur Beras Merah(Grilled Banana Leaf Wrapped Spiced Red Rice with Mushroom). Nasi bakar or literrary translated as grilled (burned) rice is an Indonesian rice dish which is sounds impossible to do without any wrapper. Nasi Bakar (rice cooked in banana leaf). Photo about Indonesian grilled rice in banana leaves with grilled tofu, cucumber, lettuce and chili sauce. Originating from Kelantan, nasi tumpang and condiments were packed in a banana leaf cone, so that farmers could take them to the paddy field for lunch.

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