Nasi liwet is a traditional Sundanese dish made from rice cooked in coconut milk and served with various side dishes. It is a popular dish in West Java, especially in the city of Bandung. Nasi liwet is a perfect meal for any occasion, from family gatherings to special events. In this recipe, we will show you how to make nasi liwet Sunda, a version of nasi liwet that originates from the Sundanese people in West Java.
Here are the ingredients you will need to make nasi liwet Sunda:
- 2 cups of rice
- 2 cups of coconut milk
- 2 cups of water
- 2 bay leaves
- 2 lemongrass stalks, bruised
- 4 kaffir lime leaves
- 1 teaspoon of salt
- 1 teaspoon of sugar
- 1 tablespoon of cooking oil
Follow these steps to make nasi liwet Sunda:
- Wash the rice and drain the water.
- Heat the cooking oil in a pot over medium heat.
- Add the bay leaves, lemongrass, and kaffir lime leaves to the pot and stir for a minute.
- Add the rice to the pot and stir for a minute.
- Add the coconut milk, water, salt, and sugar to the pot and stir well.
- Cover the pot and let it cook over low heat for about 20-25 minutes or until the rice is cooked and the liquid has been absorbed.
- Remove the pot from the heat and let it sit for 5-10 minutes.
- Fluff the rice with a fork and remove the bay leaves, lemongrass, and kaffir lime leaves.
- Serve the nasi liwet hot with various side dishes such as fried chicken, boiled eggs, tofu, tempeh, and vegetables.
- Enjoy your delicious nasi liwet Sunda!
Here is the approximate nutritional information for one serving of nasi liwet Sunda:
- Calories: 463
- Protein: 7g
- Fat: 32g
- Carbohydrates: 42g
- Fiber: 2g
Nasi liwet Sunda is a delicious and easy-to-make dish that is perfect for any occasion. The combination of rice cooked in coconut milk and various side dishes makes it a satisfying and flavorful meal. We hope you enjoy making and eating nasi liwet Sunda as much as we do!