Nasi Kuning Bali is a bit different from the common Nasi Kuning, especially from the spices and preparation. Nasi Kuning is usually served during Kuningan Day, the Balinese Hindhu Holy Day which comes every 210 days on Saniscara (Saturday) Kliwon Wuku Kuningan.
Nowadays, Nasi Kuning is also served in other ceremonies such as birthday party, thanksgiving ceremony, etc.
Nasi Kuning is served with fried chili spices, kemangi leaf, and green-peas. It is not available in Balinese restaurants. Balinese people usually prepare it only for ceremonies.
This a favourite rice dish where much of its magic relies on the combination of fragrant gingers and aromatic leaves. Flecked with fried onion. Lemon basil, heavenly torch ginger and chilli, the clean, fresh, flavours of this golden-yellow rice is food for the Gods.