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Coconut Rice

A variety rice dish made with coconut.

Coconut Rice

Recipe by S Kamala
Recipe rating: N/A
Course: RiceCuisine: Indian, tamilDifficulty: Easy


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A variety rice dish made with coconut.


  • 1 cup Raw Rice

  • 1 cup Grated coconut

  • 2 count Red chilly

  • 4 count Green chilli

  • 1 tsp Bengal gram dal

  • 1 tsp Urad dal

  • 1/4 tsp Asafetida

  • 1 tbsp Cashew nut

  • 4 count or 5 tsps Coconut Oil

  • 1/2 tsp Mustard

  • Curry leaves – few

  • 1 tsp Salt


  • 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.


  • 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.
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