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Nasi Kebuli

“Sue Lynn, mari ‘jap!”

“Nak bg you try nasi ni”.

“Nasi ape?”

“Nasi Kebuli”.

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It used to be breakfast for royalty in Terengganu. This small, unassuming packet of rice packed a wallop. The fluffy rice grains, yellowed from tumeric and fragrant from spices (I picked out lemongrass and star anise), were just lightly flavoured. Not as cloying as a rich nasi lemak so it makes a good breakfast, or brunch.

The small piece of fish is called ikan ayer tawar. It’s supposedly similar to ikan tongkol but of better grade. The sweet-spicy gravy is meant to be this diluted – apparently, that’s how they eat it in Terengganu. And the cili giling (pounded chili) can be nuclear for the butter tongues.

Thank you Izami. For breakfast and introducing me to Nasi Kebuli. :)

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8 Responses

  1. i want also! wish i had office colleagues like izami who’d bring yummy food to the office, heh :D

    1. Bangsar Babe

      Hehehe…come work in my office! :P

  2. Kash

    Simple but sambal looks good.

    1. Bangsar Babe

      Yes, very simple. But most enjoyable. :)

  3. Flight

    Looks awesome!
    Do you know where this is being sold?

    1. Bangsar Babe

      Errr…in KL, I don’t. But apparently, it’s easily available in Terengganu. :)

  4. Mmmmm I can almost smell the rice from here! Looks interesting and probably much healthier than Nasi Lemak!

    1. Bangsar Babe

      Hehehehe….it is! Less lemak and hardly any santan. ;)

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