Nasi Lemak with Sambal Prawn Recipe

Nasi Lemak with Sambal Prawn Recipes

Ingredients :

Sambal Prawn:

40g tamarind paste

100ml water

50g dried chili (soaked till soft)

150g shallots

50g garlic

10g shrimp paste (belacan)

2 candlenuts

300g medium prawns (shelled)

salt and sugar to taste

Nasi Lemak Rice:

300g grated coconut

600ml water

250g uncooked rice (washed, drained)

1 tsp salt

1 pandan leaf (tied into knot)


1 cucumber (cut into wedges)

2 egg omelettes (wedges)

4 tbsp deep-fried peanuts and anchovies

Method :

  1. Sambal Prawn: Mix tamarind paste with water. Strain to obtain tamarind juice.

  2. Grind dried chilies, shallots, garlic, shrimp paste and candlenuts together.

  3. Heat 5 tbsp oil in wok till hot. Stir-fry ground ingredients till fragrant. Toss in prawns. When cooked, pour in tamarind juice. Cook till gravy is thickened. Season with salt and sugar to taste.

  4. Nasi Lemak rice: Combine grated coconut with water and squeeze out coconut milk. Pour into steamer together with other rice ingredients. Steam over high heat till rice is cooked and dry. Fluff up with rice ladle.

  5. Serve rice on a piece of banana leaf with sambal prawns, cucumber, omelette, fried peanuts and anchovies.

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