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Sweet Coconut Rice

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Rich, fragrant and sweet coconut rice, perfect for festivals and as a dessert.
Ingredients
  Rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Jaggery 1 Cup (16 tbs) (adjust the quantity of jaggery as per taste)
  Shredded fresh coconut 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cloves 4
  Cardamom powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Nuts and raisins 2 Tablespoon
  Ghee/Dalda 3 Tablespoon
Directions

1. Cook rice the usual way, making sure its not mushy.
2. Break the jaggery into small peices so that there are no lumps.
3. In a pan, heat 2 to 3 tbsp. ghee/dalda and fry the nuts and raisins till golden. Remove and keep aside.
4. In the same pan, fry some cloves and add the jaggery and coconut. Stir till it blends together and emits a good fragrance.
5. Add the rice (without lumps) and stir it well into the coconut-jaggery mixture.
6. Add the cardamom powder and the fried nuts/raisins.
7. Stir once more till well mixed and remove.
8. You may reserve some of the nuts for garnish.
9. You could also serve it with more ghee on top if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Feel: 
Rich
Method: 
Saute
Ingredient: 
Rice
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Subtitle: 
Sweet Coconut Rice

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