Malay Wedding Menu & Recipes - Nasi Jagung (Sweet Corn Rice)



Nasi Jagung Recipe (Sweet Corn Rice). In Singapore, Nasi Jagung is a very popular dish amongst the ethnic Malay-Muslim community, being a choice serving at weddings and festive seasons. Nasi Jagung goes well with Ayam Masak Merah and Dalca (Stewed vegetable curry with lentils).


Ingredients:
  • 6 cups of Basmati Rice (6 cawan beras basmati)
  • 1 cinnamon stick (1 batang kulit kayu manis)
  • 3 cloves (3 tangkai bunga cengkih)
  • 2 star anise (2 kuntum bunga lawang)
  • 5 cardamom (5 biji buah pelaga)
  • 3 red onions sliced (3 ulas bawang merah dihiris)
  • 3 cloves of garlic sliced (3 ulas bawang putih dihiris)
  • 2 huge onions sliced (2 labu bawang besar dihiris)
  • 3 pandan leaves knotted (3 helai daun pandan)
  • 1 can of fresh milk (1 gelas susu cair)
  • 200 gm of sweet maize (200 gm isi jagung)
  • 6 cups of water (6 cawan air)
  • 2 tbspn of ghee oil (2 sudu besar minyak sapi)
  • Salt to taste (Garam secukup rasa)
Method:

1. Heat ghee in the rice pot, fry the onions, garlic, large onions and spices till fragrant. (Panaskan minyak sapi dalam periuk nasi kemudian tumiskan bawang merah, bawang putih dan bawang besar hingga naik bau lalu masukkan buah pelaga, kulit kayu manis, bunga cengkih dan bunga lawang).

2. Add water, fresh milk and salt to taste. Let it boil. (Masukkan air, susu segar dan garam secukup rasa dan biarkan mendidih).

3. Add the rice and stir the mixture, cover the rice pot and wait till it cook. (Kemudian masukkan beras basmati dan kacau hingga sebati. Tutup periuk dan kecilkan api).

4. Once the rice is about 70% cooked, sprinkle the sweet corn to the rice and mix gently and cover the pot again. (Apabila nasi hampir masak, taburkan isi jagung dan tutup periuk kembali).

5. Serve hot with ayam masak merah, rendang or dalcha.
Malay Wedding Menu & Recipes - Nasi Jagung (Sweet Corn Rice) Malay Wedding Menu & Recipes - Nasi Jagung (Sweet Corn Rice) Reviewed by Admin on November 28, 2009 Rating: 5

2 comments:

  1. i attended a friend's wedding and they serve nasi jagung. it goes well with ayam merah and dalca. i like it as it is not spicy unlike nasi briani.

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  2. This is a delicious recipe, I will use Rico rice for variation. It is a corn in rice form.

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