Fragrant Coconut Rice

On Saturday, May 11th, 2013

  • Cooking time: Less than 15 minutes
  • Cuisine: Asian-Malaysian
  • Serves: 8
  • Type: Easy

Ingredients

  • 2 cups (400g) long-grain rice
  • 2 cups (500ml) coconut milk
  • 2 cups (500ml) water
  • 2 fresh (or frozen and thawed) pandan leaves, each tied in a knot
  • Fried shallots, to serve

Preparation method

1 Wash rice well under cold running water. Drain well and place in a saucepan. Add coconut milk, water and pandan leaves. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat and simmer for 15mins, or until liquid has been absorbed.

2 Remove saucepan from heat and fluff rice with a fork or pair of chopsticks. Cover and leave to rest for a further 10-15mins. Serve with a garnish with fried shallots.

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