Bubur Lambuk is a Malaysian rice porridge enriched by lemongrass and whole spices, traditionally enjoyed during Ramadan.
Heat oil in pan and add garlic. Brown.
Add ginger paste (careful it may spatter). Saute for 30 seconds.
Brown beef (or chicken) mince, 2 minutes.
Add chicken bullion (only half). Stir 1 minute.
Add rice followed by water.
Add lemongrass, the whole spices (aniseed, cardamom, cloves, cinnamon) and salt.
Add coconut milk. Mix well.
Cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
remove lid and add fried shallots (or onions). Simmer 2 more minutes and serve with extra fried shallots on top.