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Coconut Rice

Sanghi's picture
Coconut rice is a tasty, quick dish. Enjoy!!
  Grated coconut 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cooked cooled rice 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Urad dal 3 Teaspoon
  Mustard seeds 2 Teaspoon
  Channa dal 1 Teaspoon
  Dry red chilli 3
  Curry leaves 1 Tablespoon
  Asefeotida powder 2 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Coconut oil 3 Teaspoon

1. Heat a tsp coconut oil in kadai, add the urad, channa dal and the mustard seeds and let them splutter.
2. Add the asefeotida powder, dry chilli and curry leaves and let them again splutter releasing excellent flavour.
3. Now add the grated coconut and fry for 2mins, just till the raw smell goes and you get the real flavour(careful not to burn it).
4. Add the cooked rice, little salt and mix from bottom well.
5. Add 2 tsp coconut oil and give a final mix and simmer for 2mins.

So quick and a flavourish, delicious dish is ready. Serve hot with any spicy curry.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes
Coconut Rice

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Average: 3.6 (11 votes)

Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 746 Calories from Fat 198

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g36%

Saturated Fat 18.7 g93.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 221.3 mg9.2%

Total Carbohydrates 120 g39.9%

Dietary Fiber 7.8 g31.1%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 14 g27.4%

Vitamin A 10.1% Vitamin C 3.4%

Calcium 8.4% Iron 40.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


shantihhh's picture
This sounds wonderful! I don't know why anyone voted a 1 star, I gave it 5 stars and plan to try your recipe soon. Love fresh coconut! Shanti/Mary-Anne
Sanghi's picture
Thanks Shanti. Ya, it would taste great. Try and let me know.
Radzie's picture
I enjoy adding coconut in most of my dishes, but have never thought of making something like this. And believe me, the result, i meant the picture up there looks great and that makes me want to try this recipe. Thanks for the recipe Sanghi!
archana vinod's picture
my child rly enjoyed it...thanks for this wonderful recipe...:-)
radie :)'s picture
It does taste awesome! if the rice is cooked along with fresh coconut the coconut milk will give an excellent taste :)
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