Coconut Rice Recipe

Coconut Rice Recipe

For making coconut rice you need :

  • 1 Grated Coconut
  • 3-4 teaspoon of coconut oil (If not there vegetable oil can be used)
  • 2-3 Green Chilies cut into small bits
  • 1/2 inch cut into small bits
  • 1 teaspoon urad dhal
  • 1 teaspoon channa dhal
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Ghee
  • Cashew nuts
  • Curry leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • Basmati Rice/ Ordinary Rice.
  • Cilantro

 

Method of preparation:

  • Cook the Rice separately and keep aside.
  • Put 1 teaspoon of coconut oil in the sauce pan and add grated coconut. Fry it for 3-4 minutes till coconut becomes little dry. Take it out and keep aside.
  • Add remaining coconut oil, add mustard seeds.
  • Once the mustard seeds splutter add urad dhal, channa dhal, small pieces of green chilies, small pieces of ginger and curry leaves.
  • Fry the above till the dhal becomes brown. Remove it and keep aside.
  • Add some ghee in the pan and fry the cashew nuts till golden brown.
  • Take a bowl put the cooked rice, salt to taste, coconut, fried ingredients of step 4 and mix them well. Top it with cashew nuts and some cilantro.
  • You can serve hot or cool. Serve with some chutney or pappad.