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Ramadan Recipe: Nasi Kuning

Preparation Time: 35 mins
Serves: 4


  1. 180g white rice

  2. 140g brown rice

  3. 1 tbsp canola oil

  4. 1 tbsp turmeric powder

  5. 2 tbsp coriander powder

  6. 2 cloves garlic

  7. 1 tsp peppercorn

  8. 1 pandan leaf

  9. ¾ cup low-fat evaporated milk

  10. Salt to taste

  11. 500ml water

  12. 200g canned tuna flakes

  13. 1 tomato

  14. 50g green peas

  15. 1 tbsp raisins

  16. 1 tbsp almond flakes

  17. 3 lime leaves, finely chopped

  18. 2 tbsp lemongrass, chopped


  1. Wash both types of rice and drain.

  2. Heat the oil in a non-stick wok. Stir-fry rice, turmeric, coriander, garlic, lemongrass and lime leaves.

  3. Transfer to rice cooker. Add the peppercorns, pandan leaf, salt, low-fat evaporated milk and water. Then bring to a boil with the lid uncovered.

  4. Stir to mix. Cover the rice cooker and let it simmer until cooked.

  5. Fold in the tuna, diced tomatoes and green peas while the rice is hot.

  6. Garnish with raisins, almond flakes, lime leaves and lemongrass.

  7. Serve hot.

Nutrition Information

  1. Energy: 412 kcal

  2. Protein: 20.1g

  3. Total fat: 6.2g

  4. Carbohydrates: 62g

  5. Dietary fibre: 3g

Towards a healthier lifestyle insyaAllah!

More healthy recipes by HPB at: https://www.healthhub.sg/

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