Oil rice (si-htamin)

Main Dish
2 servings
15 min
20 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 2
150 g glutinous rice

1 large red onion, thinly sliced

2 tablespoons pounded dried shrimps

-1/2 teaspoon turmeric

3 tablespoons oil

1 cup warm water

a pinch of salt to season


  • Wash the glutinous rice and then leave to drain the glutinous rice. Heat oil in the saucepan.
  • Add the onions to the hot oil and stir until they are soften.
  • Add the pounded prawns to the mixture and sprinkle turmeric powder. Give it a stir until they are lightly golden brown.
  • Remove the mixture from the saucepan. Add the glutinous rice to the remaining oil and sprinkle salt. Give this a quick stir.
  • Add water just enough to cover the glutinous rice. Cover and let it cook for about 15-20 minutes on low heat.
  • Once the rice is cooked and totally absorbed the water, then it is ready to serve.
  • Garnish the si-htamin with the mixture of fried onions and dried shrimps before serving them.


Oil Rice (si-htamin), photo 1
Oil Rice (si-htamin), photo 2


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