Rice in Coconut Milk

  • 05/05/2008
  • Easy
  • 4
  • 30 min

Coconut milk is unavoidable ingredient in preparation of many entrees, main meals and desserts, especially in Malaysian cuisine. As an idea use it to prepare a rice side dish served with Ajvar vegetable relish and anchovy sauce.

Ingredients

  • 400 ml water
  • 400 ml coconut milk
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 300 g long grain rice
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 4 eggs
  • Sauce
  • 2-3 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp onion, sliced thinly
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1-2 anchovy fillets, sliced
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 200 g Ajvar vegetable relish mild

Preparation

  1. 1.
    In a pan, combine water and coconut milk, add salt, stir and bring to boil.
  2. 2.
    Stir in rice and cook on mild heat for 15 minutes.
  3. 3.
    Sauce: heat up oil and fry onion. Add garlic, anchovies, soy sauce and Ajvar vegetable relish. Stir well and remove from heat.
  4. 4.
    In a pan, heat oil and fry the eggs.

Serving

Serve rice with prepared sauce and eggs.

Energy and nutritional values

Energy and nutritional values are calculated per one serving (i.e. for 1 person). For a dessert, energy and nutritional values have been calculated per 100 g.

Nutrient Unit of measure Amount F rda (%) M rda (%)
Energy values kcal / kJ 468 / 1.956 - -
Fat g 15,59 - -
Carbohydrates g 73,40 - -
Dietary fibre g 2,70 - -
Protein g 8,31 - -
Sodium g 1,81 0 0
Vitamin A μg 2.921,00 73 58
Vitamin D μg 26,00 13 13
Vitamin E mg 9,16 42 42
Niacin mg 2,44 17 12
Potassium mg 450,32 12 12
Calcium mg 83,74 8 8
Phosphorous mg 153,49 19 19

* RDA is based on daily allowances for women of 2000 kcal, and for men of 2900 kcal at the age of 25 to 50. (Source: DRI reports - Macronutrients, Elements, Vitamins, www.nap.edu; Genesis R&D and Podravka d.d.)