2 cups Jasmine rice 1 cup canned coconut milk, rinsed under running water 1 teaspoon salt 1 lemongrass stick (15cm), broken 1 piece ginger, peeled and minced 1 cucumber, peeled and cut into thin slices, then cut each slice in half
1. Pour rice into a sieve and rinse 3 times under running water. 2. Transfer the rice to a saucepan (500 ml) with a tight-fitting lid, add coconut milk, salt, lemongrass, ginger and 1½ cups of water. Stir. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 15 minutes. When the rice is cooked, remove the pot from the stove and leave the rice covered for 10 minutes. Flatten the rice with a fork, remove the ginger and lemongrass and serve with the cucumbers.