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Thursday, April 22, 2010

Coconut Rice


1 cup Basmati rice (cooked)
1 cup grated Coconut (frozen-thawed)
1tsp Ginger (grated)
2 small Green chilli (chopped)
5-6 Curry leaves
3 dry red chillies (broken)
1tsp Mustard seeds
1tsp Cumin seeds
1/2tbsp Chana dal
1/2tbsp Urad dal
4-5 Cashews (optional)
1 pinch Asafoetida
2tbsp Coconut Oil
Cilantro (for garnish)
How to:
  • In a skillet, heat coconut oil, add dry red chillies and mustard seeds, when it splutters, add cumin seeds and chana dal.
  • Roast until it turns slightly brown, then add urad dal, cashews and roast'em.
  • Add asafoetida and ginger, followed by green chilli and curry leaves. Also add salt.
  • Now add the grated coconut and roast in a reduced flame till it turns slightly brown.
  • Mix the cooked rice well and check salt for taste.
  • Switch off and garnish with cilantro.
Serve hot with chips or spicy potato roast.

1 comment:

  1. Hi Nidhya..

    I did this coconut rice today... It came out really well. I have the pic of it. But, couldn't post it here.


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