Coconut Rice ( Rice)


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The tempering of dals, curry leaves and chillies in coconut oil is very aromatic and characteristic of south indian cooking. Coconut rice tastes good with sambhar or any south indian subzi.

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Coconut Rice ( Rice) recipe - How to make Coconut Rice ( Rice)

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  1. In a broad pan brin to a boil 1 cup of water, add the rice, 1 tsp of oil or ghee and cook till the rice is fluffy.
  2. Spread the cooked rice in a plate.
  3. In a kadhai heat the coconut oil, add mustard seeds, urad dal, chana dal, cumin seeds, red chilli, green chilli, ginger and curry leaves.
  4. Add the grated coconut and salt, mix well and roast the tempering on a low flame till the dal and coconut emits a nice aroma, taking care that the colour of the coconut does not change.
  5. Add the tempering mixture to the cooked rice.
  6. In a pan roast the cashewnuts in ghee and add to coconut rice and mix well.
  7. Serve hot.

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This recipe was contributed by shalinivenkatesh on 30 Nov 2013

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