Thai-Style Fragrant Rice

  • Recipe By
  • Published Aug 14th
  • Ready In50m
  • Servings4
  • Calories438
This rice dish is quick and easy.

Thai-Style Fragrant Rice Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Thai-Style Fragrant Rice for 4 servings:

  • 1 1/2 cups jasmine rice
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cups thick coconut milk
  • 2 teaspoons minced ginger
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1 plump lemongrass stalk, tender white inner bulb only, minced
  • 15 leaves fresh curry leaves, chopped
  • 15 leaves Thai basil, chopped

Thai-Style Fragrant Rice Cooking Instructions

  • Prep20m
  • Cook30m
  • Ready In50m

To cook Thai-Style Fragrant Rice, you need about 20 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Thai-Style Fragrant Rice is about 30 minutes , and you can serve your Thai-Style Fragrant Rice within 50 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Thai-Style Fragrant Rice easily:

  1. 1 Rinse the rice under cold water. Combine the rice, water, coconut milk, ginger, soy sauce, lemongrass, and curry leaves in a saucepan and stir. Bring to a boil over medium heat; reduce heat to low and simmer uncovered until rice is tender, about 10 minutes. Fold the basil into the rice. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 438 calories; 18.2 grams of fat; 62.7 grams of carbohydrates; 7.4 grams of protein; 0 milligrams of cholesterol; 164 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Sep 17th 2016

    This one didn't thrill us. As written, there wasn't much flavor, so I tried increasing the flavorful ingredients, but we just weren't happy with the end result.

  2. Apr 10th 2016


  3. Oct 10th 2012

    Everyone in my family loved this. I had trouble finding lemongrass stalks and fresh curry leaves, so I substituted the lemongrass with zest of one lemon and the fresh curry with dried curry. ...

  4. Aug 22nd 2010

    The ingredients are great, I'm not too sure about these measurements however. I thought it needed more lemongrass and it was waay to sticky for my taste; more like risotto than rice. I took ...

  5. Apr 12th 2010

    Rice was mushy, but flavor was good. If I make this again, I would use less water.

  6. Feb 19th 2010

    This is a very easy recipe and tastes really good. The rice when cooked has a mild yet flavourful and authentic Thai taste. It will compliment any spicy curry like a Thai red curry. However ...

  7. Jul 2nd 2009

    This was awesome. I used Basmati rice and dried curry leaves (Can't get Fresh ones here) and picked the Thai Basil fresh from my garden. Served it with a Thai Noodle salad and Panang Beef cu ...

  8. Oct 30th 2008

    Tasty... I added 1 tsp. of brown sugar and I used brown rice instead of jasmine, which took a good 45 minutes more to cook and I had to keep adding water 1/2 cup at a time, so next time I ...

  9. Aug 2nd 2007

    This was easy and very tasty. I used basmati rice also and dry curry powder. I didn't have lemon grass, but did top with green onions.