Monday, October 1, 2012

Coconut Rice

If you like the flavor of coconut, this rice will be a sure hit in your house. Very easy and quick recipe which can be made in no time and a great option for lunchboxes too.

This Coconut Rice has a natural nutty flavor that is delicious with coconut, chana dal, groundnuts, cashewnuts….


Cooked Rice – 1 cup
Fresh Grated Coconut – ¾ cup - ½ cup
Curry leaves – 6 leaves
Salt As Required
Oil – ½ tsp


GroundNuts – 1 tsp
Chana dal – 1 tsp
Cashew Nuts – 1 tsp
Urad dal – 1 tsp
Mustard seeds – ½ tsp
Cumin seeds – ½ tsp
Hing - 2 pinches
Red Chillies – 2 no
Green chillies – 3 no slit length wise
Curry leaves – 3 no
Oil/ghee – ½ tsp


  • In a small pan take ½ tsp of oil and fry curry leaves.
  • Take the cooked rice in a wide blow spread evenly with salt and above fried curry leaves. Keep aside
  • In the same pan take oil/ghee add groundnuts, channa dal, cashewnuts and allow them to turn medium golden.
  • Now add mustard seeds, jeera and when they splutter add urad dal.
  • Add red chillies, curry leaves, green chillies, hing and fry for few seconds.
  • Add grated coconut and combine well.

  • Saute for 3-4 minutes on low flame.
  • Turn of the heat and add the seasoning to the rice and mix well.
  • Serve hot with any of your pachadi/pickle/curry along with papad.


  1. Nicely presented & flavorful rice!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  2. hey sravs been a while since i heard from you!! delicious coconut rice always comforting

  3. lovely presentation ... yummy coconut rice..

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  4. Wat a fabulous presentation,love this coconut rice simply with papads,my fav.

  5. Excellent and irresistible,makes me hungry..

  6. WOW!!! So long didn't have this. Looks yum

  7. Flavorful and tempting rice,love the presentation and clicks.

  8. Wowww... Lovely and aromatic coconut rice.. Love the presentation too :)
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  9. One of my fav dish...Lucky husband huh

  10. Yummy coconut rice....Love it with a spicy side...

  11. Delicious coconut rice.. I like the way you have served and clicks are too good.

  12. wow... coconut rice looks mouth watering... fantastic presentation...

  13. Thats so yummy recipe! I will try this soon...

  14. Nice presentation, looks very inviting..


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