How to prepare Coconut Rice

This is very simple to prepare.Its very tasty.This is my lunch box favorite.

Coconut rice

Coconut rice

Ingredients:

  • Rice:1 cup.
  • Fresh Grated coconut:1/2 cup.
  • Urad dal:1/4 cup.
  • Ghee:1 tbsp.
  • Mustard seeds:1/2 tsp.
  • Jeera:1/2 tsp.
  • Curry leaves:5-6.
  • Coriander(chopped):1 tbsp.
  • Cashew:5-6(optional).
  • oil:1tbsp.
  • Green chillies:5-6(adjust to your spice level).
  • Salt:adjut to your taste.
  • Water:13/4 cup.
  • Chana dal:1 1/2 tbsp.

Procedure:

  • Cook the rice for upto 3-4  whistles and add ghee ,required salt and fluff the rice.
  • Soak the urad dal just before one hour
  • Dry roast the urad dal just it turns light brown color or until good aroma comes.Roast in a medium to low flame.

  • Heat oil in a wok and cracle mustard seeds.
  • Add jeera,Curry leave,Chana dal,Green chillies and fry until it turns brown in color.
  • Add cashew and fry for less than one minute.
  • Now add grated coconut,urad and stir for 1 min.
  • Now add it to the rice and stir it well.
  • Now add chopped coriander on top of it.

Note:

  • Don’t over roast the urad dal.
  • Fry the cashew with low flame because the cashew will turn black so fastly.
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