I was looking for a slightly jazzed up rice for a Thai meal and this totally did the trick. Very fragrant and so easy in the rice cooker, but should work on the stovetop as well.
- 2 cups brown Jasmine rice
- 3 stalks lemongrass, pounded with the back of a knife
- 1 inch piece fresh ginger
- 3 keffir lime leaves
- 1 cup water
- 1 1/2 cups coconut milk
- 1 teaspoon salt
Wash rice. Put all ingredients in rice cooker and cook following manufacturers setting, mine has a brown rice setting. When rice is done, the leaves and stalks and ginger should be on the top and can easily be removed before fluffing with a fork and serving with a spoon.
If you don't have a rice cooker. Bring liquid to a boil with aromatics, add rice, stir, cover pot and bring down to a simmer. Cook for about 30 minutes until water is absorbed and rice is soft, but not mushy.