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….


Ingredients:

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

Seasoning

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



Preparation

  • 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.

34 comments:

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

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

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

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

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  5. Excellent and irresistible,makes me hungry..

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

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

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  8. Wowww... Lovely and aromatic coconut rice.. Love the presentation too :)
    Indian Cuisine

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  9. One of my fav dish...Lucky husband huh

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

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

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

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

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  14. Nice presentation, looks very inviting..

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