Coconut Rice -Quick and easy Lunchbox recipe | How to make Coconut Rice -Quick and easy Lunchbox recipe

By Sivasakthi Murali  |  28th Nov 2015  |  
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Coconut Rice -Quick and easy Lunchbox recipeby Sivasakthi Murali
  • Prep Time

    10

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  • Cook Time

    10

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  • Serves

    2

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About Coconut Rice -Quick and easy Lunchbox recipe Recipe

Coconut Rice is a very simple recipe and can be done by bachelors as well.

Coconut Rice -Quick and easy Lunchbox recipe

Ingredients to make Coconut Rice -Quick and easy Lunchbox recipe

  • Freshly grated coconut -1 cup
  • Cooked rice ( preferably Raw rice)-2 cups
  • mustard seeds –1 tsp
  • cumin seeds –1/2 tsp
  • urad dal – 2 tsp
  • Bengal Gram/kadalai paruppu – 1/2 tbsp
  • curry leaves – few
  • Red chillies – 2
  • green chillies -1 slit
  • asafoetida/Hing – a pinch
  • peanuts - a handful
  • Gingely oil - 1 tsp
  • salt as needed

How to make Coconut Rice -Quick and easy Lunchbox recipe

  1. Cook raw rice in such a way that each grains are separate. Add a tsp of gingely oil to the cooked rice and spread the rice on a plate to cool.
  2. Heat oil in a kadai/ pan, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds (optional) when it splutters, add channa dal, urad dal and red chillies.
  3. When dal changes color slightly, add green chillies, asafoetida, curry leaves and peanuts. Sauté until peanuts turn golden brown.
  4. Add grated coconut and sauté for a few minutes. Add salt needed and mix well and switch off the heat.
  5. Fluff cooked rice with a fork and add it to the prepared coconut mix. Mix the cooked rice well with the coconut.
  6. Serve with Appalam/papad or potato curry

My Tip:

Donot fry the grated coconut until it turn brown.

Reviews for Coconut Rice -Quick and easy Lunchbox recipe (4)

Deepthi Akash10 months ago

I tried and thankfully it became really good. Thanks for the recipe.
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Uma Ganesh3 years ago

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Seema Meena3 years ago

bengal gram is what?
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Sudha Somria3 years ago

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