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Sarada Prithipal's Kitchen
-- Sarada Prithipal

Coconut rice

Number of servings: 4

This dish is easy to make and good for any parties and packing lunch Photo  

List of ingredients:
For the rice
2 cups rice  
2 teaspoons ghee  
2 green chillies  
2 teaspoons oil  
1 cups scraped coconut  
1 teaspoon mustard  
1 teaspoon urid dal  
1 teaspoon channa dal  
1 teaspoon curry leaves  
1/4 teaspoon asafoetida  
4 red chillies  

Cooking procedure
Cook the rice,care should be taken not to overcook the rice.It is better to cook the rice in a vessel and strain the water instead of pressure cooking.

Once the rice is cooked transfer it to a wide vessel to cool it.

Heat oil in a kadai and season it with mustard,when it splutters add 1/2 of Channa dal and 1/2 of urid dal.

When it turns light brown colour,add two red and the green chilies. Remove from fire and add the asafoetida and curry leaves.

Add this to rice with two teaspoon salt and mix.

Fry in little oil the remaining dals and red chillies .Dry grind when cool and add to the rice.

Fry the coconut in a kadai without oil to light brown in colour and add to the rice.
Any additional information:
Fry some cashew and add to the rice

Other recipes that go well with this one: Coconut milk rice
Lemon Rice
Curd Rice
Pulliyodharai(Tamarind Rice)
Sambar Rice
coconut chutney for rice.

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