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

Hello everybody, it is Brad, welcome to my recipe page. Today, I will show you a way to make a distinctive dish, grilled rice in banana leaves/nasi bakar. One of my favorites. This time, I will make it a bit tasty. This will be really delicious.

I make Nasi Bakar / Grilled aromatic rice which is very simple and delicious. If you have leftover rice, this is a recipe you can rely on and serve a new variation of rice dish other than fried rice. Even my son can eat two parcels in one go ! #nasibakar #indonesianfood #smoke #rice #bananaleaves #cooking We did grill because we wanna taste of banana leaves.

Grilled Rice in Banana Leaves/Nasi Bakar is one of the most popular of current trending meals in the world. It’s easy, it’s fast, it tastes delicious. It is appreciated by millions daily. Grilled Rice in Banana Leaves/Nasi Bakar is something that I have loved my entire life. They’re nice and they look fantastic.

To begin with this particular recipe, we must first prepare a few ingredients. You can have grilled rice in banana leaves/nasi bakar using 27 ingredients and 10 steps. Here is how you can achieve it.

The ingredients needed to make Grilled Rice in Banana Leaves/Nasi Bakar:
  1. Prepare For the rice (cook in rice cooker)
  2. Make ready 2.5 cup rice
  3. Make ready 1.5 cup coconut milk and 1 cup of water
  4. Get 1 pcs lemongrass, take the white part, pound and cut in big section
  5. Get 2 Indonesian bay leaves
  6. Take 2 cm galangal/blue ginger (smashed)
  7. Make ready to taste Salt and chicken seasoning
  8. Make ready For the chicken filling
  9. Get 300 gr breast chicken meat
  10. Prepare Stinky beans (petai/pete) skip this if you don’t like
  11. Get 1 tbsp oyster sauce
  12. Get Salt, pepper, sugar
  13. Get 3 lime leaves (remove the hard part and slice thinly)
  14. Make ready Spice Paste (put everything in food processor)
  15. Make ready 4 pcs big red chillies
  16. Take 2 pcs chilli padi / bird’s eye chilli (omit this if you don’t want spicy)
  17. Prepare 5 shallots
  18. Get 3 garlic cloves
  19. Take 2 candle nuts
  20. Make ready 2 cm fresh ginger
  21. Make ready 2 cm fresh turmeric
  22. Get 2 cm galangal/blue ginger
  23. Prepare 1 stalk lemongrass, take only the white part and finely mince
  24. Prepare Others:
  25. Make ready Fried silver fish (store bought)
  26. Prepare leaves Basil
  27. Take Banana leaves to wrap

I'm telling you the aroma of grilled banana leaves imparted to the rice is AMAZING ! Unwrapping each packet to devour it is even more amazing ! 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.

Instructions 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.

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. 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. And Sundanese speciality Nasi Bakar (grilled rice in banana leaf) with ayam bakar (grilled chicken) is the dish to do the job. A variation on the classic The banana leaves are then rolled and grilled for a few minutes.

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