NASI GORENG (INDONESIAN FRIED RICE)

 

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups uncooked Basmati rice
  • 4 large onions, chopped
  • 10 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 teaspoon coriander
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon gallanggal powder*
  • sliver of trasi (dried shrimp paste)
  • 2 teaspoons sambal oelek* (ground Red pepper paste)
  • 3 tablespoons kecap manis sedang* (Indonesian medium sweet soy sauce)
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons cold water
  • 2 tablespoons butter

Directions

  • Place rice in large saucepan, add 4 cups of water and cover.
  • Place on high heat until it boils then turn heat to low until water is absorbed.
  • Remove from stove and let it cool, then place in refrigerator overnight.
  • Sauté onions and garlic in oil in a wok or large frying pan until golden brown.
  • Add ginger, coriander, cumin, galanggal, shrimp paste and sambal oelek.
  • Fry the combination for about 1 minute. Gradually add the pre-cooked rice, then add the kecap manis sedang.
  • Maintain a low steady heat, stir constantly until thoroughly warmed.
  • Beat eggs with cold water in medium bowl. Heat butter in non-stick frying pan.
  • Pour in egg mixture and fry on both sides until golden brown.
  • Cut omelet into strips, than cut those strips in half.
  • Add omelet strips to Nasi Goreng and mix thoroughly.
  • These products can be purchased at Oriental Food markets such the 99 Ranch Market near you. For locations log on to their website http://www.99ranch.com you can also purchase them on line by checking Indonesian spices and other food products.

Notes

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