Coconut Rice | How to make Coconut Rice

By Bethica Das  |  30th Jan 2018  |  
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About Coconut Rice Recipe

This is a very popular South Indian style rice dish. Any leftover cooked rice can be converted into this delicious one-pot wonder by just adding fresh grated coconut, peanuts / cashew nuts and other basic condiments to it. Very simple and easy to make, it is a great comfort food for anyone who loves coconut.

Coconut Rice is an aromatic, flavorful and delicious dish which is very much popular in South Indian. The name itself get juices flowing in your mouth and this dish has a heavenly experience in every bite. When Coconut Rice is cooked perfectly it can turn into a dish beyond excellence. It is a recipe of delight which no one can resist. You can try this amazing Coconut Rice at the restaurants and you can also prepare it at your home. People of different region prepare this dish differently according to their own taste. This quick and easy recipe requires only few minute for the preparation and 5 minute to cook it perfectly. On the Better Butter website, you can find the recipe of Coconut Rice by Bethica Das in step by step with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook the perfect Coconut Rice at your home without any difficulties. Coconut Rice is one of the representative dishes of South Indian which you can serve in any special occasions.

Coconut Rice

Ingredients to make Coconut Rice

  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 1/2 cup fresh grated coconut
  • 2-3 tbsp. oil
  • 1 tsp. mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin seeds
  • 1-2 dry red chilies, broken
  • pinch of asafoetida
  • 1-2 fresh red / green chilies
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • 1 tsp. grated ginger
  • 1 tsp. urad dal (split black gram)
  • 2 tbsp. roasted peanuts / cashew nuts
  • salt to taste
  • 1-2 tbsp. coriander leaves, chopped

How to make Coconut Rice

  1. Heat oil and temper with red chilies, mustard seeds and cumin seeds. After it stops spluttering, add the ginger, curry leaves, fresh chilies, urad dal and asafoetida. Saute for a few seconds.
  2. Now add the coconut and stir fry for a few seconds.
  3. Then add the cooked rice, salt and peanuts. Mix everything well and saute for a minute. Switch off the flame.
  4. Garnish with coriander leaves.
  5. Serve for breakfast, brunch or lunch / dinner along with few chips & pickle.

Reviews for Coconut Rice (1)

Maithili Iyer10 months ago

Would love to try this.

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