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Indian Coconut Rice

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An easy to make coconut rice recipe. One of my favorites, this is also a very popular Indian recipe. Please try it and let me know how this coconut rice recipe turns out for you.
  Cooked basmati rice 500 Gram
  Red chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Onions 2 Large, sliced
  Oil 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic ginger paste 2 Tablespoon
  Ghee 1 Tablespoon
  Cardamom 3
  Coconut 1
  Cloves 4
  Turmeric powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon

1. To begin with, cut the coconut into small bits and transfer them into a blender.
2. Mix 2 cups of boiling water to the coconut and blend. Keep the coconut milk aside.
3. In a pressure cooker, heat oil, ghee, cloves, cardamom, and largely sliced onions. Sauté them until the onions are mildly brown.
4. Now add ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder, salt, chilly powder and mix well.
5. Stir in 2 cups of coconut milk.
6. When the milk comes to a boil, add rice to it.
7. Cover the pressure cooker with the lid and wait for the rice to get cooked. Usually, 4 whsitles is recommended.
8. Once the rice is cooked, transfer it into a serving bowl and serve hot. Enjoy with chicken curry and potato korma.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
South Indian
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Are you having a hard time to cook nice and fluffy coconut rice? In that case, this recipe will help you a lot. After watching the video, you will become completely skilled in preparing the coconut rice in its most authentic Indian flavor. Serve this flavorful rice with any gorgeous Indian side dish, vegetarian or non-vegetarian and enjoy a lovely dinner.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 330 Calories from Fat 166

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g30.1%

Saturated Fat 14.3 g71.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 6.7 mg2.2%

Sodium 208 mg8.7%

Total Carbohydrates 36 g12%

Dietary Fiber 5.5 g22%

Sugars 5.4 g

Protein 5 g9.1%

Vitamin A 0.7% Vitamin C 9.4%

Calcium 2.7% Iron 13.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Indian Coconut Rice Recipe Video