Coconut Rice By Pearlie


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Enjoy the aromatic and delicious coconut rice with the rice grains cooked in a creamy coconut milk. The choice of whole spices, flavoursome basmati rice and a tempering of bay leaf, cashews and chopped coriander leaves makes this rice recipe irrestible. Goes well with any chutney or vindaloo recipe.

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Coconut Rice By Pearlie recipe - How to make Coconut Rice By Pearlie

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  1. Clean, wash the rice and keep aside for 10 minutes.
  2. Heat the butter in a pressure cooker and add the rice and saute for 2 minutes.
  3. Add the cinnamon, cloves, cardamom and bayleaf and saute for 1 minute.
  4. Add the coconut milk, remaining butter, salt and turmeric powder, mix well, add little water and pressure cook for 3 whistles or till the rice is cooked.
  5. Serve hot garnished with fried cashewnuts.

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This recipe was contributed by pearlie on 25 Aug 2011

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