Traditional Indonesian Yellow Rice Food ~ World Food and Drink

Monday, November 28, 2011

Traditional Indonesian Yellow Rice Food

Almost in all ceremonies / special events, the Java community always include complete Yellow Rice.
Yellow rice is a typical Indonesian food. This food is made ​​from rice cooked with turmeric and coconut milk and spices. With the addition of spices and coconut milk, saffron rice has a more savory flavor than white rice. Yellow rice is one variety of white rice that is often used as a cone. Plain yellow rice served with various side dishes typical of Indonesia.

In the tradition of Indonesia color symbolizes the golden mountain of yellow rice that meaningful wealth, prosperity and the moral high ground. Therefore yellow rice is often served at Thanksgiving events and happy events such as birth, marriage and fiance. In the Balinese tradition, the color yellow is one of the four sacred colors that exist, in addition to white, red and black. Yellow rice is therefore often used as a dish on ceremonial brass.

Here is a yellow Rice Recipe:

1 kg of rice, washed
200 grams of glutinous rice, wash
150 grams of turmeric, grated, squeeze the water
1 teaspoon lime juice
1 / 2 onion, finely chopped
2 pieces of pandan leaf
3 bay leaves
Two lime leaves
3 cm ginger, crushed
3 teaspoons salt
1 liter of coconut milk
100 grams of peas
3 carrots, diced 1 cm
2 tablespoons margarine
Banana leaves for the base

How to make

Mix the rice, glutinous rice, water, turmeric, and lemon juice, let stand for 25 minutes, set aside.
Heat the margarine and saute onion until fragrant. Boil coconut milk, pandan leaves, bay leaves, lime leaves, ginger, and salt and stir well. After boiling, put the rice and stir onion and stir until the aron. Add the carrots and peas, stir well, remove from heat.
Prepare a steamer pot, steamed aron for 45 minutes until cooked, remove from heat.
Prepare the cone mold, put the rice in the mold by means solidified, printed above place decorated banana leaf.


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