Nasi minyak (pilau rice)
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Nasi minyak (pilau rice)

In Malaysia, this rice dish is made for celebrations and religious festivals. Yasmin Othman's recipe is made with carrots, cabbage and sultanas for sweetness.

    Vegetarian
  • Serves6
  • CourseSide
  • Prepare15 mins
  • Cook45 mins
  • Total time1 hr

Ingredients

  • 400g basmati rice
  • 40g sultanas
  • 1 sprig/s fresh curry leaves, leaves picked, or 8-10 dried
  • 1 cinammon stick
  • 1 star anise
  • 4 cardamom pods, bruised
  • 4 whole cloves
  • 4 medium shallots, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 15g piece ginger, peeled and finely grated
  • 1 medium carrot, peeled and cut into thin batons
  • 400g white cabbage, finely shredded
  • 800ml vegetable stock
  • Cooks’ Ingredients Crispy Fried Onions, to serve
  • Coriander leaves, to serve