Thenkai Pal Sadham or Coconut Milk Pulav | How to make Thenkai Pal Sadham or Coconut Milk Pulav

By Priya Mani  |  17th May 2016  |  
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  • Thenkai Pal Sadham or Coconut Milk Pulav, How to make Thenkai Pal Sadham or Coconut Milk Pulav
Thenkai Pal Sadham or Coconut Milk Pulavby Priya Mani
  • Prep Time

    10

    mins
  • Cook Time

    30

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  • Serves

    4

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548

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About Thenkai Pal Sadham or Coconut Milk Pulav Recipe

It's an authentic flavourful pulav which gets more richness from coconut milk and cashew!

Thenkai Pal Sadham or Coconut Milk Pulav

Ingredients to make Thenkai Pal Sadham or Coconut Milk Pulav

  • Basmati rice 2 cup
  • coconut milk 4 cup (1:2 ratio)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Thinly sliced onions 2
  • Mint and coriander leaves - a bunch (chopped)
  • jeera 1/2 tsp
  • Slit green chilli 4
  • ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp
  • butter / ghee 2 tbsp
  • whole garam masala: each 2
  • cashews 1/2 cup

How to make Thenkai Pal Sadham or Coconut Milk Pulav

  1. Soak the rice in coconut milk itself. For one cup of rice 2 cups of coconut milk for an hour.
  2. In a cooker, add butter or ghee, allow to melt add whole garam masala, fry until roasted, add cumin seeds followed by onions and saute until onions gets translucent.
  3. Add ginger garlic paste, saute until raw smells is gone. Add slit green Chilli and mint and coriander leaves and mix well.
  4. Add the soaked rice, no need to add extra water for rice. Mix well with the sautéd mixture. Add required salt and pepper.
  5. Give a final mix with 1 tsp of ghee and close the lid allow it 2 whistle and 5 minutes simmer and turn off the flame.
  6. Allow the pressure to escape completely. And give very gentle mix don't break the rice transfer to the big pan and let them cool to room temperature so that rice won't be sticky.
  7. Garnish with fresh chopped coriander leaves and served with any raita or some of yours favourite spicy gravy.

My Tip:

Add ghee and good amount of cashews.

Reviews for Thenkai Pal Sadham or Coconut Milk Pulav (6)

Gopi Nath8 months ago

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sumaiya tanweer10 months ago

nice but few spices are missing
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Ngoldpearlin Mary2 years ago

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Champa Patel2 years ago

Very testya
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Rashmi Nagesh2 years ago

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Hemakshi Makhija2 years ago

Pulav looks simple but very yummy in taste!
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