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Sunday, June 13, 2010

COCONUT RICE

COCONUT RICE:
Materials required:
Ghee 2 tbsp
Cardamoms4 nos
Cloves 5 to 6 nos
Cinnamon stick  2"stick
made in to pieces
Onions sliced 1 cup
Curry leaves
Cashew nuts a handful
Green chillies 6 nos slits
Coconut milk-4 cups
Extract coconut milk from grated coconut,blend in a mixie by
adding 1/2 cup water,and strain it.Extract milk,then again add
1/2 cup water to the strained grated coconut and again blend
in a mixie.Like wise do 2 to 3 times,extract coconut milk after
straining it.Measure of the coconut milk should be 4 cups.
Basmathi rice-2 cups
Salt
Method:
Place a pan on the stove and add 2 tbsp ghee,after heating add cloves,cardamoms
and cinnamon sticks,saute in a low fire.
Then add chopped onion,and green chillie slits,curry leaves and fry in a low flame.
After the onions turn transparent,add coconut milk and salt.
Meanwhile wash basmathi rice well,and strain the water and keep it aside.
Now add rice to the coconut milk,when it started boiling and transfer it in to a
cooker.If it is a pressure cooker,bring 3 whistles and switch off.
Serve hot with any curry or onion raitha.
Here i served it with a combination of Baby corn curry.
Even children like this as it is less spicy.
Note:
You can add 1 spoon of  ginger garlic paste if you like it

1 comment:

  1. My Mom makes coconut rice.. never made it myself..
    i'll try ur version soon :)

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