How to Cook Yellow Glutinous Rice (Nasi Kunyit)

It's sometimes called turmeric glutinous rice or what we locals call Nasi Kunyit or Pulut Kunyit. This celebratory dish is very traditional and is usually served with curries in auspicious occasions

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How to Cook Yellow Glutinous Rice (Nasi Kunyit) Recipe
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1
Soak glutinous rice with turmeric powder and tamarind skins, preferably overnight.

Soak glutinous rice with turmeric powder and tamarind skins, preferably overnight.

2
Prepare wok to steam yellow glutinous rice

Prepare wok to steam yellow glutinous rice

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3
Line steaming pan with pandan leaves

Line steaming pan with pandan leaves

4
Evenly spoon glutinous rice and white peppercorns in pan.

Evenly spoon glutinous rice and white peppercorns in pan.

5
Add diluted coconut milk into rice at 10 minutes intervals until rice almost cooked.

Add diluted coconut milk into rice at 10 minutes intervals until rice almost cooked.

6
Add concentrated coconut milk into almost cooked rice and let cook another 10 minutes.

Add concentrated coconut milk into almost cooked rice and let cook another 10 minutes.

7
Remove pandan leaves from rice before serving.

Remove pandan leaves from rice before serving.

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And you're done!  Yummmmmy with curry chicken ...mamak style.

And you're done! Yummmmmy with curry chicken ...mamak style.

Ingredients

500 Grams Glutinous rice 
2 Dried tamarind skin 
Tablespoons Turmeric powder 
200 Milliliters Coconut milk 
20 Peppercorns 
6 Pandan leaves 
1 Teaspoon Salt or to taste 
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