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Mas Bai (Fish Rice)

Yields1 ServingPrep Time15 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time45 mins

 2 cups rice
 4 cups water
 1 tuna fillet (diced into about 2cm cubes)
 1 tbsp chili (finely chopped)
 3 cloves
 3 cloves of cardamom (tips cut off)
 2 inch cinnamon
 1 tbsp ginger (minced/grated)
 1 tbsp pepper corns
 1½ cup onion (finely chopped)
 2 tbsp garlic (minced/grated)
 ⅓ cup curry leaves
 5 pieces of 2 inch rampa leaf
 ½ tsp turmeric powder
 3 tbsp vegetable oil
 Salt to taste

Rinse rice in a large bowl until water becomes clear; leave to dry in a colander


In a large pot, heat the oil


Sauté the onions, garlic, ginger, chili, cardamom, cinnamon, curry leaves and rampa leaves


Add the tuna and stir fry until cooked


Add the rice and the rest of the dry ingredients


Over a low flame, mix everything for 2 – 3 minutes


Add the water, mix well, cover and cook for about 20 minutes over a medium flame


Stir the mixture every 4 – 5 minutes until the rice is fully cooked

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 4 People