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Seasoned Rice

This seasoned rice is called Nasi Kebuli in Indonesia which we learned from the Arab. The picture posted here is not the real photo - it is only to show how it looks like.


  • 300 gram boneless chicken, diced

  • 375 ml chicken stock

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 200 gram uncooked rice, washed

  • 250 gram pineapple, diced

  • 2 tablespoon butter

  • The Seasoning: 6 shallots, peeled and thinly sliced

  • 5 cloves garlic, peeled and sliced

  • 2 pieces of cloves, 1 stalk lemongrass, the thick bottom part only, discard outer layers & bruised inner layer

  • 2 cm fresh ginger, peeled & thinly sliced

  • 1 cinnamon stick

  • 1 teaspoon coriander seeds

  • ½ teaspoon white peppercorns


  • 1.

    Heat the butter in a wok over high heat and stir fry all ingredients of the seasoning until fragrant

  • 2.

    Add the chicken to the wok and stir fry for 2-3 minutes

  • 3.

    Pour in chicken stock, mix well and season with salt and bring to a boil

  • 4.

    Reduce the heat to medium and simmer uncovered until the chicken is tender

  • 5.

    Remove from the heat. Strain and reserve the stock in a pot (around 325 ml)

  • 6.

    Set the chicken aside and discard all the other solids

  • 7.

    Pour in the uncooked rice into the pot of the 325 ml reserve stock, bring to a boil in a high heat

  • 8.

    Reduce the heat to medium, cover and simmer until the rice is cooked and the liquid is absorbed

  • 9.

    Add the chicken, mix well and continue to simmer uncovered until the rice is fluffy

  • 10.

    Transfer the cooled cooked rice into a serving platter

  • 11.

    Garnish with pineapple and coriander leaves


The rice can also be cooked in rice cooker

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Posted by jackicamReport
I just LOVE your rice dishes Wina! Thankyou so much - you've posted some amazing rice dishes!