bubur-lambuk-malaysian-rice-porridge
Bubur Lambuk - Malaysian Rice Porridge
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 

Bubur Lambuk is a Malaysian rice porridge enriched by lemongrass and whole spices, traditionally enjoyed during Ramadan.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Malaysian
Servings: 4
Author: Tamara at Foodieverse
Ingredients
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 250 grams beef (or chicken) mince
  • 1/2 chicken stock (bullion) cube
  • 1 cup white rice (pre-soaked in water for 15 minutes)
  • 2 1/2 cups water (plus extra if you want it soupier)
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 stalk lemongrass (bruised and white part only)
  • 2 aniseed (whole)
  • 2 cardmamoms
  • 2 cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp fried shallots (or onions)
  • extra fried shallots for garnish
Instructions
  1. Heat oil in pan and add garlic. Brown.

  2. Add ginger paste (careful it may spatter). Saute for 30 seconds.

  3. Brown beef (or chicken) mince, 2 minutes.

  4. Add chicken bullion (only half). Stir 1 minute.

  5. Add rice followed by water. 

  6. Add lemongrass, the whole spices (aniseed, cardamom, cloves, cinnamon) and salt.

  7. Add coconut milk. Mix well.


  8. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes. 

  9. remove lid and add fried shallots (or onions). Simmer 2 more minutes and serve with extra fried shallots on top.