Bubur Lambuk

Bubur Lambuk is a type of Malay rice porridge that is cooked and distributed free to the public during the fasting month of Ramadan in many places. Some bubur lambuk in other states have different style of preparation.

Bubur lambuk or herbs rice porridge is a traditional porridge cook with differ kinds of herbs, sweet potatoes, fish crackers, dry prawn etc. Young leaves like daun kesum, pucuk manis, pucuk paku, etc. that are found growing on peat swamp forest is some of bubur lambuk ingredients.



1 pot rice
3 cup water
1 cup coconut milk
(fern) pucuk paku
polygonum (daun kesom)
turmeric leaves (slice fine)
pucuk manis
2 cup fried coconut
salt to taste


4 shallot
3 clove garlic
black paper to taste
1 inch ginger


1. Boil rice until become porridge (thick).
2. Put grind material and fried coconut and salt, some sugar then stir it flat.
3. Put fern (pucuk paku), polygonum leaf (daun kesum), turmeric leaf and kayu manis.
4. Include coconut milk and lets it simmer until the vegetables turn soft and the porridge thick enough.


Serve porridge while it is still hot and for those who like spring onion and fried onions, you may spread out little. White pepper can also be added as additional flavour.


For those who like chicken porridge kindly put some chicken cube into porridge.


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