Wash the rice under running cold water until water runs clear. Bruise the lemongrass stalk by hitting it with the blunt end of a knife.
Place coconut milk rice lemongrass, bay leaves, turmeric, and a pinch of salt in a medium saucepan. Slowly bring to a boil, stirring once in a while. Once it boils. Lower heat to a low simmer, cover and cook for 25 minutes, or until all liquid is absorbed.
Remove bay leaves and lemongrass and serve hot.
Note: This is an amazingly fragrant and flavorful rice dish.
|Total Fat (g)||16.8|
|Saturated Fat (g)||14.8|
|Dietary Fiber (g)||17|
|Vitamin C (mg)||2|
|Vitamin A (i.u.)||37|
Something Tastes Funny
by Sean Donnellan
Recipes by Naidre Miller
Photos by Max S. Gerber
Warner Books, $9.99
189 pages; June 1, 1997
Recipes and photos reprinted by permission.
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