Coconut Rice

 

This South Indian Coconut Rice is a mildly spiced rice dish cooked with fresh coconut. The aroma of curry leaves and fresh coconut gives the rice a magical flavour. You can serve coconut rice with a veg.curry or even with fresh curd and papad.

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Ingredients

2 cups cooked rice

1 cup grated coconut

2 red chilies broken

2 tbsp ghee/coconut oil

1/2 tsp mustard seeds

1/2 tsp cumin

1 tspĀ  chana dal

1tsp urad dal

1tbsp chopped ginger

Few curry leaves

Cashew nut as needed

Salt to taste

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Method

Add ghee or oil to a pan. Add mustard, cumin, chana dal and urad dal.

Fry until the dals turns golden.

Now add ginger, red chillies and curry leaves and fry until the leaves turn crispy.

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Add coconut and fry for 2 minutes

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Add cooked rice and salt and mix everything well

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Switch off the stove and serve coconut rice with yogurt, pickleĀ  and papad

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