Nasi Liwet is a traditional Indonesian rice dish that is typically served for special occasions or as part of a festive meal. It is a fragrant and flavorful dish that features rice cooked in coconut milk with various herbs and spices, including bay leaves, lemongrass, and galangal. The dish is usually accompanied by an array of flavorful side dishes, such as fried chicken, hard-boiled eggs, fried tempeh or tofu, sambal (a spicy chili paste), and fried shallots.
Nasi Liwet is often served in a cone-shaped woven bamboo or banana leaf container, which adds to its festive appearance. It is a beloved dish in Indonesia and is often associated with family gatherings and other special occasions.