Nasi Serai (Lemongrass Rice)

Nasi Serai (Lemongrass Rice)


  • Philips Pressure Cooker (PPCHD2137)


  • 1 KG Basmathi Rice soaked for 30 minutes & drained
  • 6 stalks Lemongrass bruised
  • 1 pc Onion sliced
  • 2 cm Ginger sliced
  • 4 cloves Garlic sliced
  • 1 portion Dry Spices (4 Sekawan)
  • 200 ml Evaporated Milk
  • 1000 ml Water
  • 1 pc Chicken Stock Cube
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 2 tbs Cooking Oil/Olive Oil/Ghee


  • Set PPCHD2137 to SAUTE Mode and heat up Oil/Ghee.
  • Add in the sliced onion and saute till wilted.
  • Add in sliced garlic, ginger, lemongrass and dry spices continue stirring.
  • Add in stock cube and salt.
  • Add in milk and water. Taste and add seasoning as desired.
  • Add rice. Mix well. Close lid. Set VENT to SEAL. Set Mode to SREAM and set Presume Time to 7 minutes.
  • Once 7 minutes is up. Switch off the PPC, allow to rest for 5 minutes before releasing any residual steam/pressure. Open lid and fluff up the cooked rice. Rice is ready to be served with choice of dishes.
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