Coconut rice

Coconut rice, another very simple, easy and yummy rice recipe after Tomato rice. South Indians can make anything and everything out of rice I must say.
How to make Coconut Rice
Ingredients :

Rice - 2 cups
Freshly grated coconut - 1 cup
Oil - 2 tbsp (use coconut oil for extra flavor)
Red chillies - 2
Green chilles - 4 to 5(as per taste)
Cummin seeds
Chana Dal -1 tbsp
Urad Dal - 1tbsp
Hing( Asafetida) - a pinch (Optional)
Roasted Cashew nuts - 2 spoon
Chopped ginger - 1 tbsp
Curry leaves - few
salt to taste
sugar - 1/2 tbsp
Corainder leaves - 1 spoon

Procedure :

1. Put oil in a pan. Add all the ingredients one by one, in the order of red chillies, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, chana dal, curry leaves, urad dal, green chillies.

2. After few seconds add roasted cashew nuts. Then is the turn of chopped ginger, salt to taste. Then add the coconut powder and mix well for 2 min. You get a nice aroma. Add coriander leaves.

3. Now add the cooked rice and mix real good. Yummy Coconut rice is ready for serving!


LG said...

I love this rice. We get this as prasadam in temples here in Singapore. Thanks for the recipe.

niveditha said...

Thanks Lakshmi. Yes, it is offered as Prasadam in many places.

Nirmalatm said...

Prepared for today'd lunch. came out well.Tastes good.

Shivani said...

one of my favorite :)

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