How about an exotic rice dish from Indonesia. Indonesian turmeric rice (nasi kunci) with coconut milk and cashews has such delicate flavors you will be amazed how delicious this humble dish is. You can also garnish with cilantro, coconut flakes, and crispy fried onions. #indonesianfood #nasikunci #turmeric #healthyrecipe # turmericrice | ethnicspoon.com
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Coconut Turmeric Rice with Cashews

Indonesian turmeric rice (nasi kunci) with coconut milk and cashews has such delicate flavors you will be amazed how delicious this humble dish is. 

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indonesian
Keyword coconut milk, easy rice recipe, healthy, nasi kunci, turmeric rice, vegetarian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings: Change to adjust-> 4 servings
Calories 296 kcal
Author Analida

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Basmati rice
  • 2 tsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 shallot minced
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1/2 tsp. Kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp. ground turmeric
  • 1/4 cup cashews coarsely chopped
  • cilantro for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a saucepan heat oil on medium heat, and saute shallots until translucent.
  2. Add in the rice and stir to combine.
  3. Next, add the water, coconut milk, salt and turmeric and stir.
  4. Bring to a boil.
  5. Turn heat down to medium and cover.
  6. Cook for about 20 minutes.
  7. Fluff rice, and transfer to a bowl.
  8. Top with cashews, and cilantro.
Nutrition Facts
Coconut Turmeric Rice with Cashews
Amount Per Serving
Calories 296 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Sodium 249mg 10%
Potassium 204mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 41g 14%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 1g
Protein 5g 10%
Vitamin C 0.9%
Calcium 2.1%
Iron 12.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.