Thai Style Fragrant Rice

Thai Style Fragrant Rice


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This rice dish is quick and easy and great to serve with Thai curry. Add more ginger if it's to your taste.


Serves: 4 

  • 1 1/2 (250g) cups raw jasmine rice
  • 1 1/2 cups (375ml) water
  • 1 1/2 cups (375ml) thick coconut milk
  • 2 teaspoons minced ginger
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1 lemongrass stalk, white inner bulb only, minced
  • 15 leaves fresh curry leaves, chopped
  • 15 leaves Thai basil, chopped

Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:50min 

  1. Rinse the rice under cold water. Combine the rice, water, coconut milk, ginger, soy sauce, lemongrass and curry leaves in a saucepan and stir.
  2. Bring to a boil over medium heat; reduce heat to low and simmer uncovered until rice is tender, about 10 minutes. Fold the basil into the rice. Serve immediately.

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Made this to go with the awesome Malaysian chicken curry. A good mix of flavours - 20 Aug 2009

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