Coconut Rice Recipe - Rice cooked with coconut - the popular South Indian cuisine.

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Main Ingredients : Scraped coconut, Cooked rice

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Rice

Coconut Rice

Coconut Rice Recipe - how to make Coconut Rice


Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Scraped coconut 1 cup

  • Cooked rice cooled2 cups

  • Oil 2-3 tablespoons

  • Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Dried red chillies broken 2

  • Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal) 1 teaspoon

  • Curry leaves 6-8

  • Ginger chopped 1 inch piece

  • Green chilli broken 1

  • Peanuts deep fried 1/4 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander leaves 2-3 tablespoons


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add mustard seeds and let them splutter. Add red chillies, urad dal and sauté till the dal turns light brown.

Step 2

Add curry leaves, ginger and green chilli. Mix and add coconut and sauté for a while on low heat. Add peanuts and mix. Add rice and mix lightly.

Step 3

Add salt and mix lightly. Add coriander leaves and mix. Serve with sambhar.

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