Wednesday, June 22, 2011

coconut rice

Coconut rice or nasi lemak is a dish prepared by cooking white rice (plain rice) in coconut milk or coconut flakes. As both the coconut and the rice -plant are indigenous in places all-around the world, coconut rice too is found in many cultures throughout the world such as Columbia, Venezuela, Panama, India, Thailand and Indonesia.

This dish is considered the national dish and a national heritage

In Malaysia usually coconut rice are eaten with fried eggs or sambal (spicy sauce) with anchovies in it. (read more).

If anyone of you want to cook nasi lemak here is the recipe.

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