Thursday, April 12, 2007

One-Pot Pineapple Rice

An easy dish to prepare and makes a satisfying light meal. Just combine all the ingredients in a pot. By leaving out the stir-frying of the ingredients, it speeds up the cooking process and also reduces the amount of oil used.

Preparation: 15 mins, Cooking time: 15 mins

Ingredients (serves 2)
° 200g rice, washed and drained
° 400ml water
° 75g pineapple, diced
° 1 stalk lemon grass, peel off outer layers, cut out 2 cm , bruised
° 2 pandan leaves (screwpine), tied into a knot
° 1 slice vegetarian ham, diced
° 2-3 chinese dried mushrooms, soaked and diced
° 1 star anise
° 1 tablespoon sesame oil
° 1 teaspoon salt
° ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder
° ¼ teaspoon sugar (optional)

1. Combine all the ingredients into an electric rice cooker, mix well and turn it on.
2. When done, leave the cooked rice to rest, covered, for 5-10 minutes. Fluff with a fork and serve hot.

1. For pineapple preparation refer to

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