How To Make Java Rice

I ask my wife to make her traditional sinangag more sosyal. I ask her to cook a java rice. The following procedure and images were result of her hard work.

1 tablespoon annatto seeds
1/2 teaspoon turmeric, luyang dilaw, chopped
3 tablespoon star margarine
2 teaspoons garlic chopped
1 teaspoon onion, chopped
1/2 teaspoon salt
6 cups newly cooked rice, could be an old cooked rice


1) Soak and mix annatto seeds in small amount of hot water until enough color has diffused. Save the extract and discard the seeds.

2) Melt margarine in a frying pan. Saute all the ingredients except rice and annatto extract.

3) Add rice followed by annatto extract. Mix until the flavor is well distributed.

4) Serve!

A serving…

java rice lalagA nicer way to serve…

moulded java rice

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