Thursday, 8 December 2011

Coconut Rice

coconut rice

Coconut rice is a South Indian dish which is really fast to put together. If you have the ingredients at hand, you can prepare this flavorful rice dish any time. Coconut rice is really very tasty, try it!
Recipe of coconut rice
1 cup rice
1/2 coconut- grated (scraped)
1 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
Salt to taste
A pinch of hing (asafoetida)
2 dry red chillies
2 tsp urad dal (split black gram)
1 tbsp cashew nuts
1. Cook rice and set aside to cool.
2. Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, hing, dry red chillies, urad dal and cashew nuts.
3. When mustard seeds start spluttering, add coconut and sauté till golden brown. Add salt. Mix this with rice and serve hot coconut rice with poppadums (papads).

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