Monday, September 20, 2010

Savoury Glutinous Rice (Lor Mai Fun)


400g glutinous rice
30g garlic, minced
50g shallots, sliced finely
40g dried shrimps, washed and chopped coarsely
30g dried shiitake mushroom, diced
100g char siew, diced
1 chinese sausage, sliced
5 tbsp oil
400ml water


2 tbsp light soy sauce
3/4 tsp dark soy sauce
1 tbsp oyster sauce
1/2 tsp salt (adjust taste accordingly)
1 tsp pepper
1 tsp sugar

  • Wash glutinous rice in a mixing bowl and soak in hot water for 30 minutes.
  • Meanwhile heat 2 tbsp oil and stir fry shallots and garlic.  Remove to a plate and set aside *.
  • Stir fry mushroom, dried shrimps, chinese sausage and char siew separately.  Dish up and set aside *.
  • Drain the glutinous rice and pour in the seasoning and coat the rice well.
  • Heat the remaining 3 tbsp oil and add glutinous rice and stir well.  Fry for about 2 minutes, stirring continuously.  Add a little water at a time. 
  • Add the stir-fried ingredients *  to the rice and stir well.  Add  about 1/2 cup of water and cook for a further 5 minutes or until rice are translucent. 
  • Transfer rice onto a steaming tray.  Sprinkle the rest of the water on the rice.  
  • Steam under high heat for 30 minutes or until rice is cooked.
  • Garnish with spring onion and fried peanuts.


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  6. That looks absolutely delicious, i love glutinous rice :)


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