Rice Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

Coconut Rice

 

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This is my comfort food when I’m in mood for a quick soulful lunch or when there is no veggies in kitchen  😛 . Super easy to prepare.

Ingredients

Oil (Coconut/ Gingelly/)- 3 tblspn

Mustard Seed/ Kaduku- 1 tsp

Cumin Seeds/ Jeerakam- 1 tsp

Dried Red Chilly- 3- 5 Numbers

Green Chilly- 2-  Numbers

Ginger- 1 tsp finely chopped

Cashew (Optional)- 5- 8 numbers

Curry Leaves- 1 Stem

Coconut (grated) – Half coconut

Rice- 3 Cups (Cooked)

Onion (Optional)- Half a cup

Salt to taste

 

Method

 

Heat some ghee in the kadai and road cashews till golden brown. Set aside.

In Kadai, heat the oil. Add Mustard to kadai and wait till they pop. Add cumin seeds. Sauté till slightly turn brown. Add chopped ginger and saute for 2 minutes. Add curry leaves and dried red chillies. Add Chopped onion and sauté till the raw smell is gone
Add grated coconut and mix well. Add salt and mix well. Simmer the stove and add the cooked rice and mix well.Add the roasted cashews and serve.

Pictorial

Coconut Rice

Keep the ingredients ready.

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Roast cashew nuts in ghee and set aside.

Heat oil and add mustard and cumin seeds.

Add ginger, curry leaves, chillies and saute the for few seconds.

Coconut Rice

Add Chopped onion and sauté till the raw smell is gone.

Coconut Rice

Add grated coconut and mix well.

Coconut Rice

Add salt and mix well.

Coconut Rice

Simmer the stove and add the cooked rice and mix well.

Coconut Rice

Easy to prepare, healthy and soulful Coconut rice is ready.

Tip : Do not sauté the coconut for more than 2 minutes. This helps in retaining in the fresh smell of coconut.

Cook rice and cool it completely before using for this recipe.

 

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