Coconut Milk Rice (Nasi Lemak)
This recipe and others can be found in the 12-part illustrated series "A World of Curries". You can read all about this unique Indian flavor here.
2 cups long grain rice, washed and drained
3 1/2 cups coconut milk (see recipe, above)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon butter
2 whole cloves
2 pandan leaves (screwpine), tied in a knot (optional)
Combine all ingredients in a pot and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to simmer, cover the pot, and cook until the rice is done and fluffy, about 35 to 40 minutes. Remove the cloves and screwpine leaves before serving.