Coconut Rice Written by Kamala Updated on November 30, 2022 in Rice Jump to Recipe Print RecipeA variety rice dish made with coconut. Pin Print Coconut Rice 0 from 0 votes Recipe by S Kamala Course: RiceCuisine: Indian, tamilDifficulty: Easy Servings3servingsPrep time5minutesCooking time15minutes A variety rice dish made with coconut. Ingredients 1 cup 1 Raw Rice1 cup 1 Grated coconut2 count 2 Red chilly4 count 4 Green chilli1 tsp 1 Bengal gram dal1 tsp 1 Urad dal1/4 tsp 1/4 Asafetida1 tbsp 1 Cashew nut4 count 4 or 5 tsps Coconut Oil1/2 tsp 1/2 Mustard Curry leaves – few1 tsp 1 Salt Directions Cook rice till soft but not too mushy. Put it in a plate or broad vessel and spread it. Sprinkle one or two teaspoon oil over it.In a kadai add the oil and when it is hot add mustard. When it pops up, add Bengal gram dal, Urad dal and fry till it turns light brown.Add cashew nuts, chillies, asafetida powder and curry leaves and fry for a while.Now add coconut gratings and fry for two/three seconds. Add cooked rice to this and mix gently. Garnish with coriander leaves. Notes You can also add ground nuts, a small piece of fresh ginger chopped while seasoning. You can use any oil, however coconut oil enhance the flavor to this rice.