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Traditional South Indian Coconut Rice

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Are you looking for simple way to make Coconut Rice dish? This recipe video of Coconut Rice will show you how to make it in five minutes. Coconut Rice can be eaten during breakfast or lunch. You must try this Coconut Rice. You will be thankful for this Coconut Rice Recipe.
  Black mustard seeds 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cumin 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chana dal 1 Teaspoon
  Moong dal 1 Teaspoon
  Peanut 2 Tablespoon
  Curry leaves 15
  Green chili 1 , very finely chopped
  Ginger 1 Teaspoon, very finely chopped
  Coconut powder 4 Tablespoon
  Cooked rice 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Cilantro 2 Tablespoon, choped

1. In a wok, heat oil, gently slide a papad and fry till done, keep aside.
2. To the heated oil, add black mustard seeds, cumin, chana dal, moong dal, peanuts, curry leaves, green chili and ginger, fry till the onions are cooked. Turn off the heat.
3. Add coconut powder, salt, cilantro and mix thoroughly. Add salt rice and combine well.

4. Serve with coconut chutney.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
South Indian
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Ready In: 
10 Minutes
Coconut Rice is one of the most popular food items in South India. It is in fact the most preferred one, since coconuts are a staple and are used in almost all dishes is some form or the other. If you are a coconut lover, try this delicious traditional style coconut rice made with coconut powder and flavored with a tempering of cumin, curry leaves and peanuts. Its subtly spiced and fragrant .It is an exciting combination of coconut and plain white rice and can be eaten for breakfast or lunch.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 776 Calories from Fat 302

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 36 g55.4%

Saturated Fat 19.5 g97.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 423.6 mg17.7%

Total Carbohydrates 97 g32.5%

Dietary Fiber 11.7 g46.8%

Sugars 5 g

Protein 20 g40.7%

Vitamin A 44.1% Vitamin C 55.5%

Calcium 10.3% Iron 46.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Traditional South Indian Coconut Rice Recipe Video