Coconut Rice

Ingredients:

  • Raw Rice – 1 cup
  • Grated coconut – 1 cup
  • Red chilly – 2
  • Green chilli – 4
  • Bengal gram dhal – 1 teaspoon
  • Asafotida – ¼ teaspoon
  • Cashew nut – 1 tablespoon
  • Coconut Oil – 4 or 5 teaspoons
  • Mustard – Half teaspoon
  • Curry leaves – few
  • Salt – 1 teaspoon or as per taste

Method:

  • Cook rice till soft (But not mushy). Put it in a plate or broad vessel and spread it.
  • Sprinkle one or two teaspoon oil over it.In a kadai put the oil and when it is hot add mustard. When it pops up, add Bengal gram dhal 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.