Coconut rice

Coconut Rice


"Coconut rice" is a famou south indian dish especially in kerala.Its main ingredient as the name suggests is coconut which is rich in cholesterol and fat.Hence diabetic and heart patients stay away.It is easy to prepare.


Cooked rice - 3cups.

grated coconut - 11/2 cups.

Coconut oil - 2 tsps.

Red chillis - 5

Mustard seeds -1/2 tsp

Black gram dhal - 2 tsps.

Cashew nuts - 2 tsps.

Salt - 1 tsp.

Curry leaves - 2 tsps.

Asafoetida - a pinch.


Step 1:First heat oil in a frying pan and fry mustard seeds (till it sputters) and then add black gram dhal,curry leaves and red chillis for 3 minutes.

Step 2:Then add the grated coconut and salt ,asafoetida and fry for 10 minutes.

Step 3:Then add the cooked rice to the above frying pan and mix well for 2 minutes.

Step 4:Garnish with ghee fried cashew nuts .

Step 5:Serve hot with pappad.


*Please use the ingredients in the above mentioned quantity only.

*Do not over fry or under fry the grated coconut.

*Add enough oil to fry.