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Nasi Goreng- Indonesian Fried Rice

An easy to make recipe of Nasi Goreng- Indonesian fried Rice
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Servings 6 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups Sona Masoori rice
  • 3 cups Water
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 2 teaspoons Shrimp paste or 2 tablespoons Fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Finely chopped garlic
  • 2 Finely chopped Bird's eye chilli
  • 1 Finely chopped Green chilli
  • 2-3 Kaffir lime leaves
  • 1/4 cup Kecap Manis
  • 500 grams Cubed Boneless Chicken
  • to taste Salt

For the Garnish

  • 1 Fried egg
  • 2 tablespoons Chopped spring onion


  • Rinse and drain the rice.
  • In a pressure cooker, add the rice and water. Cook on high heat. (2 whistles)
  • Switch off. Spread the cooked rice on a tray and let cool completely.
  • Fluff the rice using a fork so that each grain in separate.
  • You may omit the next step if you're not using shrimp paste.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Add the shrimp paste and stir fry for a minute.
  • Remove from the oil and keep aside.
  • In the same oil, add garlic, chilli and kaffir limes and stir well.
  • Once the raw smell goes, add kecap manis.
  • Add the chicken ans stir till the chicken is cooked through.
  • Add the rice.
  • Add the roasted shrimp paste or fish sauce.
  • Add salt.
  • Mix well.
  • Transfer to a serving dish.
  • Garnish with fried egg and spring onion.
  • Serve with sliced cucumber and tomatoes.