Bunga Telang Series (5): The Tasty Blue Telang Rice

"Apart from drinks, you also can use bunga telang in cooking solid food. The telang will give you a beautiful blue color blend into the food. One of the famous examples is the use of bunga telang in the tasty blue rice recipe. In Malaysia, bunga telang have been used as an ingredient for rice or sticky rice. In Kelantan, these bunga telang are mixed with white rice to make nasi kerbau. Is it tasty? Find the answer by making it yourself at home."

Published by : administrator  -  27/11/2020 09:52 WIB

2 Minutes read.

Ever imagine eating a bowl of blue telang rice? A little weird, right? But behind that enchanting blue color, there were extraordinary properties stored. As explained in the previous article (Bunga Telang Series (2): Often seen around us, it has superb medicinal properties), bunga telang can overcome various health problems. Likewise, with telang blue rice, this blue staple food also has the same properties. Here’s how to make it.



  • 30 telang flowers
  • 3 cups of rice (magig com measure)
  • 1 pack of instant coconut milk (65 gr)
  • 5 tsp salt
  • 1 lemongrass
  • 5 pieces of lime leaves
  • 1 sheet of pandan (Pandanus amaryllifolius) leaves
  • Enough water


  • Fried vermicelli
  • Rawis omelet
  • Fried chicken
  • Sambal tomatoes
  • Cucumber
  • Tomato

How to make:

  1. Boil water, instant coconut milk, bunga telang, lime leaves, lemongrass, salt until it boils. Wait a few moments until the blue color comes out. Turn off the fire. Filter, just take the water.
  2. Wash the rice, put it in the magic com pan. Pour in enough boiled water, add lemongrass, lime leaves, and the pandan Cover, press the cook button, wait until cooked. Once the rice is cooked, immediately stir the rice so that the color is even. Close the magic com again.
  3. While waiting for the rice to completely cook, make it a complement such as rawis omelet, chili sauce, cucumber and tomato slices, fried chicken, or other side dishes.
  4. Serve rice with the condiments.

So, as now you have known the recipes, why not try it yourself? Just grab your magic com and get it done. It’s tasty.


For other information read the following articles:

Mengenal Bunga Telang Sang Biru yang Mempesona

Sering dijumpai, Bunga Telang Si Cantik yang Berkhasiat Obat

Begini Nih, Caranya Budidaya Bunga Telang Di Rumah!

Bunga Telang dalam Segelas Minuman yang Lezat dan Sehat

Nasi Biru Bunga Telang yang Gurih

Puding Lapis Bunga Telang yang Manis dan Lembut

Klepon Bunga Telang yang Kenyal dan Gurih