Bubur Lambuk

by Sjaiful A. on Thu, December 16, 2010

Don’t be intimidated by the list of ingredients, this is afterall a Top End version.

A comforting porridge to break fast with.

Serves 4 people

Hearty and filling. This will warm your tummy like a cosy blanket.

Foodster's Verdict

Bubur Lambuk


  • Preparation
    20 minutes
  • Total
    To Blend:
    7 shallots
    4 garlic cloves
    1inch ginger
    1 handful flat parsley roots
    5 candlenuts

    4 Tbs cooking oil
    4 Tbs star anise
    7 cloves
    4 cardamom pods
    1 stick cinnamon
    5 curry leaves
    3 pandan leaves
    2 bay leaves

    2 Tbs korma powder
    1 Tbs coriander powder
    2 Tbs kerisik

    500gm minced meat
    2 carrots, diced
    4 potatoes, diced

    3 cups rice

    1 pkg coconut milk
    6-8 cups beef stock
    ½ cup chickpeas, soaked overnight
    ½ cup peanuts, soaked overnight

    Salt, Pepper and Sugar to taste


In a large pot heat the oil and sauté the star anise, cloves, cardamom pods, cinnamon, curry leaves, pandan leaves, and bay leaves till fragrant.

Add in the above blended ingredients till it is light brown in colour.

Add in the korma powder, coriander powder, and kerisik.

Once fragrant add in the meat, carrots, and potatoes.



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