Tuesday, 27 July 2010

Coconut Rice

Coconut Rice is considered to be an integral part of the South Indian diet. It is less spicy and easily digestible. The ingredients are also highly available and the procedure adopted to prepare this rice is simple. It is delicious as well as less time consuming and this is probably the reason of its increasing popularity. Coconut Rice is indeed the perfect dish for the health conscious people.
What you need for coconut rice:
  • Rice-1 cup
  • Coconut grated-1 cup
  • Mustard seed-1tbsp
  • Chana daal- 1tbsp
  • Urad daal-1tbsp
  • Cashew nuts-6 pieces
  • Red chilli-2
  • Curry leaves-few
  • Cumin-1/2 tbsp
  • Ginger-1 piece chopped
  • Coriander leaves -few
  • Sugar -1tbsp (optional)
  • Salt to taste
The preparation method:
  • Boil the rice and keep it aside.
  • Heat some oil (preferably Coconut oil)in a pan.Splutter mustard seeds and cumin seeds.
  • Add red chilli,chana daal ,urad daal,cashew nuts,ginger,and curry leaves in to it
  • Saute till the daals are slightly brown.add salt .Add sugar if u want.
  • Add grated coconut in to it and mix it well.
  • Finally add the rice and mix well.garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Yummy and sweet coconut rice is ready to be served with pickle.

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