How to Make Balinese Fried Rice – Nasi Goreng is one of the delicious Indonesian specialties and many people like it. Every region in Indonesia has its own special fried rice dish, including in Bali.
In the 7 Balinese Culinary Favorites by Tourists, Balinese fried rice is one of them. Curious how to make it? Read this discussion to the end.
How to Make Balinese Fried Rice
Balinese Fried Rice is a combination dish of a blend of Balinese culinary specialties. Such as bay leaves, lime leaves, galangal, turmeric, candlenut, shrimp paste, with oyster sauce and soy sauce commonly used in Chinese cuisine. It was delicious!
- Difficulty level: easy
- Cooking time: 30 minutes
- For: 4 servings
Ingredients Balinese Fried Rice
- 800 grams cold white rice
- 6 tbsp cooking oil
- 2 lemongrass stalks white part, bruised
- 2 bay leaves
- 5 lime leaves
- 100 grams boneless chicken, thinly sliced 1 x 3 cm
- 200 grams prawns, peeled
- 100 grams cabbage, thinly sliced
- 3 spring onions, thinly sliced
- 2 eggs, beaten
- 4 cloves garlic
- 8 red onions
- 2 cm kencur
- 1 cm roasted turmeric
- 2 grains of roasted hazelnut
- 2 thin slices of galangal
- 5 pieces of red chili
- 2 tsp cooked shrimp paste
Seasoning Sauce: mix together
- 1 tbsp oyster sauce
- 1 tbsp fish sauce
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 tsp pepper powder
Steps to Make Balinese Fried Rice
- Use a fork to separate the rice grains so they don’t clump together, set aside.
- Heat oil in a frying pan, add ground spices, lemon grass, bay leaf, and lime leaves, stir until fragrant and the spices are cooked.
- Add chicken and shrimp, stir until chicken and shrimp change color. Add cabbage and scallions, mix well.
- Add white rice, pour seasoning sauce, stir until smooth. Set the rice to the side of the pan.
- Put the beaten eggs into the middle of the pan, let stand for a while until slightly frozen, then stir together with the rice until smooth and smoky, remove from heat.
- Transfer the fried rice to a serving plate, serve while hot.
Isn’t it very easy to make Balinese Fried Rice? No need to go all the way to Bali, you can enjoy the delicacy of Balinese Fried Rice by making it yourself at home.