Asian Rice Salad

January 06, 2010
We enjoyed having Nasi Ulam especially in summer. Adapted from Nonya cookbook...since we can't get hold of 'daun cekor' or 'daun kadok' (type of leaves that can be found in Southeast Asia!!) ... we have to use whatever herbs that are in shown in the second photo...

Don't worry... I can assure you that there'll be no visit to the doctor the next day!!! we survived.

Nasi Ulam is so 'addictive'... I have to cook at least 4 'rice cooker' cups of rice.
  • cooked long grain rice
  • sprigs of fresh herbs: coriander, mint, basil, sweet thai basil, vietnamese mint, parsley - chopped finely
  • young lemongrass stalks - very thinly sliced
  • spring onion - thinly sliced
  • red onion - thinly sliced
  • maggi belacan granules or prawn paste
  • dried shrimp - grounded
  • ginger flower - thinly sliced
  • dried dessicated coconut - roasted and ground
  • sliced chilli - optional
  • pepper

Mix everything in a salad bowl.... and enjoy.

From my garden~ red onion, 3 types of basil leaves, parsley, lemongrass, vietnamese mint and chilli from market ~ fresh coriander and mint .


  1. Havent had nasi ulam for a long time... guess this is to be added to my to do list..

  2. mycookinghut
    be warned~its addictive...hehehe