Sunday, July 10, 2011

Quick & Easy Coconut Rice

This is a quick and easy recipe which I always prefer for a lunch box and very yummy when accompanied by potato fry or cauliflower fry. 


Rice: two cups boiled and dont make it soggy and should be in the tempo for friedrice
Fresh Coconut scraped : one cup
Mustard seeds: 1/4 teaspoon
Split channa dhal: 1 teaspoon
Split Urad dhal:  1 teaspoon
Garlic: 6 cloves chopped or sliced
Cashew nuts : 6 nos broken into two (Optional)
Whole red chilies: 5 nos broken into two
Asafoetida powder: 1/4 spoon
Curry leaves
Salt to taste 
Cooking Oil: 2 tablespoons
Coriander leaves to garnish


1. Heat oil in a kadai, add mustard seeds and then urad dhal, channa dhal, chashew and when it changes colour, add the garlic and fry for a minute and add the red chilies and curry leaves and asafoetida powder  and coconut and fry well for 2 minutes and dont burn the coconut to brown colour and add enough salt and rice and mix well.

2. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

Enjoy yummy yummy coconut rice with potato fry:)

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