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Sunday, 28 January 2018

Coconut Rice



          This is a very popular South Indian style rice dish. Any leftover cooked rice can be converted into this delicious one-pot wonder by just adding fresh grated coconut, peanuts / cashew nuts and other basic condiments to it. Very simple and easy to make, it is a great comfort food for anyone who loves coconut. So check for a step by step guide with pictures to prepare it.








  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 1/2 cup fresh grated coconut
  • 2-3 tbsp. oil
  • 1 tsp. mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin seeds
  • 1-2 dry red chilies, broken
  • pinch of asafoetida
  • 1-2 fresh red / green chilies
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • 1 tsp. ginger, grated
  • 1 tsp. urad dal (split black gram)
  • 2 tbsp. roasted peanuts / cashew nuts
  • salt to taste
  • 1-2 tbsp. coriander leaves, chopped








          Heat oil and temper with red chilies, mustard seeds and cumin seeds. After it stops spluttering, add the ginger, curry leaves, fresh chilies, urad dal and asafoetida. Saute for a few seconds.

          Now add the coconut and stir fry for a few seconds. Then add the cooked rice, salt and peanuts. Mix everything well and saute for a minute. Switch off the flame.

           Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve for breakfast, brunch or for lunch / dinner along with few chips and pickle.




                   Heat oil and temper with red chilies, mustard seeds and cumin seeds. After
                   it stops spluttering, add the ginger, curry leaves, fresh chilies, urad dal and 
                   asafoetida. Saute for a few seconds.




                               Now add the coconut and stir fry for a few seconds. 




                  Then add the cooked rice, salt and peanuts. Mix everything well and saute 
                  for a minute. Switch off the flame.



                               Garnish with coriander leaves. 






                   Serve for breakfast, brunch or lunch / dinner along with few chips & pickle.










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