Nasi Kuning with Ayam Goreng

Mains
Poultry
Rice

Easy Level:

Cook Time:

Servings:

3 - 4 pax

An Indonesian classic that is perfect for celebrations, this Nasi Kuning with Ayam Goreng recipe is one to impress.

Golden yellow, aromatic Basmati rice served with tender juicy ayam goreng – leave your relatives wanting seconds with this deliciously healthy tumeric rice dish.

We are using Basmati Rice from Taj Basmati for a healthier choice, but feel free to use your usual rice.

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Ingredients

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cups
cups
Taj Basmati Rice
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cups
cups
Taj Basmati Rice
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ml
ml
Coconut milk
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ml
ml
Coconut milk
0.00
ml
ml
Water/chicken stock
0.00
ml
ml
Water/chicken stock
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
Tumeric powder
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
Tumeric powder
0.00
Lemongrass (bruised)
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Lemongrass (bruised)
0.00
Bay leaf
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Bay leaf
0.00
Kaffir lime leaves
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Kaffir lime leaves
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tsp
tsp
Salt (if using water)
0.00
tsp
tsp
Salt (if using water)

Ayam Goreng

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kg
kg
Chicken leg (Separate drum and thigh)
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kg
kg
Chicken leg (Separate drum and thigh)
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ml
ml
Coconut milk
0.00
ml
ml
Coconut milk
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
Tamarind juice (1 tsp tamarind pulp mixed with 4 tbsp water, strained)
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tbsp
tbsp
Tamarind juice (1 tsp tamarind pulp mixed with 4 tbsp water, strained)
Salt to taste
Salt to taste
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cup
cup
Rice flour
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cup
cup
Rice flour
Cooking oil for deep frying
Cooking oil for deep frying
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Red chillies
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Red chillies
0.00
tsp
tsp
Coriander seeds
0.00
tsp
tsp
Coriander seeds
0.00
Candlenuts
0.00
Candlenuts
0.00
Shallots (peeled)
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Shallots (peeled)
0.00
stalk
stalk
lemongrass (finely sliced)
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stalk
stalk
lemongrass (finely sliced)
0.00
inch
inch
knob Galangal
0.00
inch
inch
knob Galangal
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
Tumeric powder
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
Tumeric powder
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
Gula melaka (grated)
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
Gula melaka (grated)

Steps

1

Combine all ingredients in the spices section and blend them in a food processor until smooth
Combine all ingredients in the spices section and blend them in a food processor until smooth
Mark as completed

2

Combine chicken, coconut milk, tamarind juice, salt in the pot and simmer over medium heat until chicken is tender and gravy is thick
Combine chicken, coconut milk, tamarind juice, salt in the pot and simmer over medium heat until chicken is tender and gravy is thick
Mark as completed

3

Remove from heat and leave chicken in the gravy to marinate for at least 2 hours in the refrigerator. (Overnight in the refrigerator for best results)
Remove from heat and leave chicken in the gravy to marinate for at least 2 hours in the refrigerator. (Overnight in the refrigerator for best results)
Mark as completed

4

In a rice cooker, wash 2 cups of Taj Basmati rice about 3 times until it runs clear
In a rice cooker, wash 2 cups of Taj Basmati rice about 3 times until it runs clear
Mark as completed

5

Add in coconut milk, chicken stock, turmeric, bruised lemongrass, bay leaf, kaffir lime leaves
Add in coconut milk, chicken stock, turmeric, bruised lemongrass, bay leaf, kaffir lime leaves
Mark as completed

6

Mix evenly and set the rice cooker to cook
Mix evenly and set the rice cooker to cook
Mark as completed

7

Once rice is cooked, open the rice cooker, discard aromatics and fluff rice.
Once rice is cooked, open the rice cooker, discard aromatics and fluff rice.
Mark as completed

8

Remove chicken from refrigerator and separate chicken from gravy, drip dry
Remove chicken from refrigerator and separate chicken from gravy, drip dry
Mark as completed

9

Coat chicken with rice flour. Heat oil in a wok and deep fry chicken pieces until golden brown, Drain well
Coat chicken with rice flour. Heat oil in a wok and deep fry chicken pieces until golden brown, Drain well
Mark as completed

10

Serve Nasi Kuning with Ayam Goreng, and other preferred side dishes.
Serve Nasi Kuning with Ayam Goreng, and other preferred side dishes.
Mark as completed

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