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Saturday, May 7, 2016

Coconut rice

  • 1 cup rice
  • ½ cup grated coconut (fresh or frozen) (adjust to suit your taste)
  • salt as needed
  • 1 green chili (slit or chopped)
  • 1½ tbsp. ghee or oil
  • ½ tsp mustard
  • ½ to ¾ tbsp. chana dal
  • ½ to ¾ tbsp urad dal
  • 1 tsp chopped ginger
  • cashews or peanuts as needed
  1. Cook rice and cool completely.
  2. Heat ghee or oil in a pan, add cumin, mustard, chana dal,urad dal and cashews. When the dal turns golden, add ginger, green chili and curry leaves.
  3. Add coconut, rice and salt. Off the heat. Stir everything well. Coconut can also be fried first and then rice added.
  4. Serve coconut rice with a simple curry or yogurt.

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