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November 15, 2012

Coconut Rice

Hello Readers,
Hope you all had a great Diwali! Sorry for not being able to post any sweet recipes. I had been busy with some other commitments for the past few days.

Here's a simple rice recipe perfect for lunch box.

Fresh or frozen grated coconut - 1/2 cup
Cooked Basmati rice - 3 cups
Salt as needed
Hing - a pinch
Cooking Oil - 1 tbsp
Coconut oil - 1 tsp
Ghee - 1 tsp
Red chilli - 1
Roasted peanuts - handful
Green chilli - 1
Mutard seeds - 1 tsp
Urud dal - 1 tsp
Curry leaves - a few
Coriander leaves - to garnish

Heat oil (regular oil and coconut oil) in a pan. Add mustard seeds, urud dal, hing, red chilli, green chilli, curry leaves. When mustard seeds crackle, add coconut and fry on low flame for 5-7 min.
Add cooked rice, salt, roasted peanuts and ghee.
Mix well and garnish with coriander leaves.
Serve with pappad/yogurt or avial.


  1. Never get bore of this rice,simply love it.

  2. I love such rice varieties its like a savior some times when one doesnt know wht to cook! Looks nice :)

  3. Delicious!! Love coconut rice.

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