Coconut Rice | How to make Coconut Rice

By Chiquita Gulati  |  9th Mar 2016  |  
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About Coconut Rice Recipe

A mix of fresh coconut and spices gives this recipe a beautiful twist

Coconut Rice is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Coconut Rice in your kitchen. This recipe requires 15 minutes for preparation and 30 minutes to cook. The Coconut Rice by Chiquita Gulati has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Coconut Rice at home without any difficulty. Coconut Rice is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Coconut Rice would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Coconut Rice this weekend. Share your Coconut Rice cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Chiquita Gulati for inputs. In case you have any queries for Coconut Rice you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Chiquita Gulati. You can also rate the Coconut Rice and give feedback.

Coconut Rice

Ingredients to make Coconut Rice

  • Basmati rice – 1 cup
  • Fresh coconut – 3 cups (grated)
  • ghee – 2 tbsp
  • onions – 2 (finely sliced)
  • cloves – 2 to 3
  • cinnamon – 1” stick
  • Green cardamom – 2 to 3
  • turmeric – 2 tsp
  • sugar – 1 tsp
  • salt – as per taste
  • cashew nuts (split) – 10 to 12

How to make Coconut Rice

  1. Wash and soak rice in lukewarm water for 20 to 30 minutes.
  2. Blend coconut with 3 cups warm water and express the coconut milk.
  3. Fry some sliced onions till golden crispy.
  4. In a pan, heat ghee and sauté for a few minutes. Add salt, sugar and turmeric. Add coconut milk (2 ½ cups approx) and cover & simmer until rice is cooked
  5. Serve hot garnished with fried onions.

Reviews for Coconut Rice (5)

Selvi Ananda year ago

I cooked your coconut rice recipe it is very good.

Anjana Chakraborti2 years ago


Reena Baiju2 years ago


Tultul Sengupta2 years ago

very nice.:smiley:

Cyrus Katpitia2 years ago