nasi impit dengan kuah kacang (rice cake with peanut sauce)

nasi impit ingr 13

Serves 4:

  • 250 gr rice
  • 1 l water
  • 1 lime leaf
  • 4 or 5 shallots (or half onion)
  • 2 or 3 garlic cloves
  • 12 dried chillies
  • 1 stalk lemongrass
  • 1 cm shrimp paste
  • 300 gr fried peanuts
  • 1 tbsp tamarind
  • 1 glass water
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • oil
  • salt

1 hacer arroz 2 hecho

Wash the rice and place it in a pot on medium heat along with water, lime leaf and salt. Stir it from time to time and let it cook until the water has evaporated (about 20 minutes).

3 pasarlo a una sarten 4 aplastarlo 5 reservar

Place the rice in a pan and smash it until it turns into a smooth and easy to shape dough. Let it cool.

6 picar verduras 7 rehogar verduras

Chop shallots, garlic, dried chilli, lemongrass and shrimp paste, and fry them in a pan with a little oil on medium-high heat.

8 moler manis 9 jugo tamarindo

Crush the peanuts. Dissolve the tamarind in water.

10 añadir manis jugo agua 11 mezclar

Add peanuts, tamarind juice, a pinch of salt and sugar. Let it cook until it is a thick sauce.

12 bola 15

Make a ball with the rice dough and shape small bites. Serve them with the peanut sauce.


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