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Classic Coconut Rice

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A South Indian delight, the coconut rice recipe is rice cooked in coconut milk. An easy to cook recipe it is a great preparation. The subtle flavors and tastes make it a great dish for your lunch or dinner. It goes very well with the traditional Indian curries.
  Boiled rice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Coconut oil 30 Milliliter
  Cumin seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Mustard seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Asafoetida 1 Pinch
  Udad dal 2 Teaspoon
  Chili powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Green chilies 2
  Chana dal 2 Teaspoon
  Red chili 1
  Broken cashew nuts 50 Gram
  Coconut 1 , grated
  Salt 2 Teaspoon

1. Chop green chillies.

2. Heat the pan and add coconut oil.
3. Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, chana dal, urad dal and whole red chillies.
4. Add curry leaves and green chillies.
5. Add a pinch of asafetida.
6. Add red chilli powder.
7. Add broken cashew nuts and mix well. Cook for a few seconds.
8. Add boiled rice.
9. Add salt and grated coconut and mix well.

10. Serve Classic Coconut Rice with any vegetarian or non-vegetarian gravy.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Main Dish
Rice, Basmati Rice
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes
Coconut rice is a favorite South Indian preparation, which can be served alone or with any side dish of your choice. The fresh taste of coconut makes the rice more flavorful. Watch this video to cook up a great menu for your dinner tonight.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 838 Calories from Fat 524

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 62 g95.8%

Saturated Fat 49.3 g246.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1333.3 mg55.6%

Total Carbohydrates 65 g21.6%

Dietary Fiber 14.9 g59.7%

Sugars 10.4 g

Protein 12 g24.7%

Vitamin A 8.4% Vitamin C 43.3%

Calcium 6.9% Iron 36.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Classic Coconut Rice Recipe Video