Nasi Uduk Betawi (Fragrant rice)

Nasi Uduk (Fragrant rice)


Serving 6 portion

  • 400 gr rice
  • 600 ml coconut milk
  • 3 bay leaf
  • 1 lemongrass, crushed
  • 2 cm ginger, crushed
  • 2 cm galangal
  • 6 shallots, thin sliced
  • Salt to taste


  • Wash the rice thoroughly, then steam until half cooked, set aside.
  • Boil the coconut milk. Add bay leaf, ginger, galangal, and salt, cook until boiling. Add the rice, stir and then turn off the heat.
  • Keep stirring until the coconut milk is completely absorbed. Steam the rice for 30 minutes or until cooked.
  • Fried shallots until golden brown.
  • Topped rice with fried shallot as a garnish


  • Cooking rice can use a rice cooker, just like cooking regular rice. Only, the water is replaced with coconut milk.
  • A side dish for nasi uduk is perfect when served with an omelet or fried chicken or fried/grilled fish and other seafood.