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7 Easy Last-Minute Raya Recipes to Impress Your Guests This Eid

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Siti Ayeeshah Zaki •  Apr 22, 2022

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As we approach the end of Ramadan 2022, we can’t help but eagerly await meeting our loved ones this Hari Raya 2022! From buying Baju Raya to getting our houses Raya Ready, there’s so much to prepare for when our guests come over. So much so there might not be enough time to cook up a full spread, especially when you may have last minute visitors 😣  Why not try these easy last-minute Raya recipes that are both hassle-free and impressive! ☺️Follow us on Telegram for the latest updates: https://bit.ly/3LnFN1F

Easy Last Minute Raya Recipes

1. Vegetarian Fried Rice 

A delicious dish made for every diet, this Vegetarian Fried Rice recipe is quick, easy, and can be served with almost any other side dish you might have in your spread! The best part? If you’ve got vegetarian guests, they can delight in yumeat™’s tasty plant-based luncheon meat for an undeniably filling meal 😋Prep Time: 15 mins Cook Time: 15 minsFeeds: 4-6 people Ingredients: 
  • 400g cooked rice
  • 1 tin of diced yumeat™ luncheon meat
  • 1 ½ cups vegetables of choice
  • 5 cloves minced garlic
  • 5 finely chopped shallots
  • 1 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 2 tsp oyster sauce
  • 2 eggs
Directions:
  1. Heat oil in a pan and stir fry shallots and garlic until fragrant.
  2. Add rice in the pan, add light soy sauce, oyster sauce, Yumeat Luncheon Meat and vegetables. Stir-fry.
  3. Cook eggs separated and dice, add in to rice and mix evenly.
  4. Serve

2. Honey Roasted Chicken Sliders

Serve your guests a popular dish served at cafes -  Honey Roasted Chicken Sliders! These easy rolls come together quickly with Sadia’s Honey Roasted Chicken Leg topped with veggies, delicious toasted buns, and lots of gooey cheese 🤤Preparation & cooking time: 15 minsFeeds: 2 peopleIngredients:Instructions:
  • Prepare the chicken according to the instruction options on the packet.
  • Slice the Sadia Honey Roasted Chicken Leg portions sufficient for the number of buns.
  • Place chicken onto buttered buns, top with 1 tbsp cheese and bun.
  • Place in a preheated 180°C oven and bake for 5 min until the cheese has melted.
  • Remove from the oven and serve immediately on a plate. Enjoy! 
P.S. Check out Sadia’s Ready-To-Eat special promotion for four selected products: Breaded Chicken Cutlet, Nasi Lemak Chicken Wings, Sichuan Mala Chicken Wings! All at the promotional price of $5.95 each (U.P. 6.95) and Honey Roasted Chicken Leg promotional price of $6.35 (U.P. $6.95) from 1st to 30th April 2022, your Raya meals are affordable and easy to cook!

3. Strawberry-Banana Milkshake 

A satisfying meal is best finished with dessert! Simple and only made with 4 ingredients, it’s quick, easy and delicious. Plus, using Dutch Lady’s Banana Milk puts you in the running for a Tefal Blender every week. All you have to do is purchase $8 worth of any Dutch Lady milk! ;)Preparation & cooking time: 15 minsFeeds: 1 personIngredients: 
  • 4-6 strawberries 
  • 2 tbsp of greek yoghurt 
  • A carton of Dutch Lady Banana Milk 
  • 1 tbsp honey
Directions: 
  1. Slice strawberries into thin slices and put it into a blender
  2. Pour Dutch Lady Banana Milk, honey, and greek yoghurt into blender
  3. Blend
  4. Serve!

4. Laksa

Laksa is a quintessentially Raya dish that’s not given its due credit! It’s creamy, appetising and flavourful, which is perfect for our upcoming larger-than-life Raya celebrations 🥳 If it’s your first time preparing this dish and you’re rushing for time, don’t worry! GOLDEN CHEF’s range of ready-made pastes does the heavy lifting for you; all that’s left are the ingredients! P.S. It’s your first Raya in two years, so don’t miss out on the exclusive promotions from GOLDEN CHEF and LIFE for all your Raya kitchen needs 😍Preparation time: 15 minsCooking time: 30 minsFeeds: 2-3 people Ingredients:
  • 1 packet GOLDEN CHEF Singapore Laksa Paste 220g
  • 400g Rice Vermicelli Noodles
  • 80g Fish Cake, sliced
  • 50g Bean Sprouts
  • 40g Fried Beancurd puff, halved
  • 2 Hard Boiled Egg, sliced in half
  • 6 Medium Prawns
  • 14g Laksa Leaves 
  • 500ml water
  • Pinch of salt
Instructions:
  1. Blanch vermicelli, fish cakes, bean sprouts and prawns separately in a pot of boiling water. Drain and set aside!
  2. In another pot, mix Laksa Paste, water and bring to a boil.
  3. Add fish cakes, beansprouts, prawns and fried beancurd into the laksa gravy.
  4. Let it simmer for about 10 minutes and add in a pinch of salt.
  5. To serve, pour laksa gravy over a bowl of cooked vermicelli and garnish with laksa leaves.
  6. Dig in! 

5. Nasi Lemak 

Credit: ​​omedodnanomusti on InstagramAn all-time classic, Nasi Lemak is a crowd favourite. Coconut milk-infused rice blending together with the crunch of anchovies, savoury spices of sambal and the freshness of cucumber - there’s nothing quite like this dish. And with Asyura’s Nasi Lemak Sambal for your dish, you’ll be skipping many steps with this quick and easy way to make Nasi Lemak! The best part? Their pastes contain no added preservatives and use healthier oil!Cooking time: 30 minutesPrep time: 30 minutesFeeds: 8 people Ingredients: 
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 2 cups water
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 (1/2 inch) piece fresh ginger, peeled and thinly sliced
  • salt to taste
  • 1 whole bay leaf
  • 2 cups long grain rice, rinsed and drained
  • 4 eggs
  • Asyura Nasi Lemak Sambal 
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 cup raw peanuts
Directions:
  1. Add coconut milk, water, ground ginger, ginger root, salt, bay leaf and rice in a rice cooker and let cook.
  2. In separate pan, stir peanuts and anchovies until brown. Blot & set aside.
  3. Boil eggs for 10 to 12 minutes
  4. Slice cucumber. 
  5. Place rice, eggs, cucumber, peanuts and anchovies on a plate. Serve with a scoop of Asyura Nasi Lemak Sambal.
  6. Enjoy!
If you enjoy the convenience with Asyura Pastes, you have to check out Asyura’s Ramadan Premium Bundle Set. At just $20, you’ll get 1 Nasi Lemak Sambal (210g), 1 Chicken Rice Chilli (210g) and 1 Ginger Garlic Sauce (210g). And from 1 April to 30 April 2022, Tribes members can get exclusive deals (like 10% off!) Asyura Paste’s items. Sign up to be a Tribes member here!

6. Naturel Organic Brown Rice Sushi Bake

The popular Sushi Bakes are bound to be a delight at Raya gatherings! The crunch of the nori complementing the savoury flavours of soy sauce and salmon? Perfection 😍 Preparation time: 15 minutesCooking time: 40 minutesFeeds: 3-4 peopleIngredients:Sushi Rice:Topping
  • 250g Salmon (skinless)
  • Salt 
  • Pepper
  • 3 tablespoons Kewpie Mayo, plus extra 
  • 3 tablespoons Cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup Furikake 
  • Toasted Nori Sheets
Directions:
  1. Cook Naturel Organic Brown Rice following packaging instructions. Note that 1 cup rice = 2 cups water! You can also opt to mix the brown rice with japanese rice (japonica) in a 70/30 ratio to make the rice stickier.
  2. Once the rice is cooked, season rice with 2 tablespoons of Mirin. Mix well but be careful not to mash the rice. Put rice aside until you are ready to assemble the dish. 
  3. Preheat oven to 180 degrees.
  4. Season salmon with salt and pepper and bake in the oven for 15 - 20mins. 
  5. In a bowl, flake apart the salmon and mix kewpie mayo, cream cheese till well-mixed.
  6. In a 8 x 4 inch baking dish, spread seasoned brown rice evenly on to the dish and sprinkle furikake generously over the rice. Be sure to leave some furikake for topping later. 
  7. Spread your salmon mix over the brown rice evenly. 
  8. Sprinkle the remaining furikake over it. 
  9. Drizzle the top with more kewpie mayo to taste. 
  10. Bake in the oven at 180 degrees or till the top layers begin to brown and bubble
  11. Remove from oven and let it cool a little. 
  12. Enjoy with a toasted nori sheet! 

7. Beef Rendang 

Preparation time: 3 minutesCooking time: 30 minutesFeeds: 3-4 peopleA must-have for any Raya gathering, it would be amiss to have a list of Raya recipes without Rendang! This rich, melt-in-your-mouth, beef dish is irresistible and surprisingly easy to make with this recipe. And all you need is 3 ingredients!Ingredients: 
  1. 1kg Beef 
  2. 100ml Coconut Milk
  3. Warisan’s Rempah Rendang
Directions: 
  1. Add Warisan’s Rempah Rendang in heated cooking pot and add 300ml of water, mix well and let it boil. 
  2. Add beef and coconut milk into the mixture.
  3. Simmer on low heart until the meat is cooked. 
  4. Serve! 
Can’t believe it’s that easy? Neither can we! 🤭 Muslim-owned Warisan’s rempahs are produced from scratch, using fresh, premium-grade ingredients and natural products. Their paste also contains less salt and sugar, while still maintaining the authentic tastes and textures we all know and love of our favourite dishes.This Raya, you can even get 10% off any 6 rempah* with Warisan! Just be sure to Whatsapp or Instagram DM Warisan <TRIBE10WR> 🤗 Alternatively, get Raya Ready with their special Syawal Bundle featuring their Ayam Masak Merah rempah for just $25. *Happening till 30 June 2022, not to be used with any promo bundle.Raya classics made simple, there’s no way you’ll miss the mark with these recipes! Who knew impressing your guests could be so easy? 😍