Coconut Rice

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About Coconut Rice

Coconut Rice is one of the simplest rice preparations from south India. In this recipe, we make a quick seasoning and roast the grated coconut. The more coconut you add, the more flavorful the rice will be. It goes well with any side dish. It is perfect for lunch box and even to serve for unexpected guests.
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Recipe Time & More

Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Served AsDinnerLunch
Servings - 2


  • 2 cup Cooked Rice
  • 1 cup Grated Coconut
  • 1 pinch Asafoetida
  • 1 leaves Curry
  • 2 Green Chillies optional
  • 2 Red Chillies
  • 6 cashews
  • 1 tbsp Urad Dal
  • 1 tbsp Chana Dal
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • Oil preferably coconut oil - 1 tbsp
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  • Cook the rice such that each grains are separate. You can use left over rice to make this.
  • Heat oil in a pan and pop the mustard seeds.Next add the channa dal, urad dal, cashew nuts and fry for few minutes on low flame till it turns golden brown.
  • Add the chillies, curry leaves and asafoetida.
  • Now add the grated coconut and roast for few minutes till it gets dry and starts getting a slight color change.
  • Do not let it change color completely.Add required salt and the cooked rice. Stir fry till everything gets mixed well and switch off.
  • Coconut Rice is ready to be served. Serving Suggestion:- This tasty coconut rice can be served with pickle, appalam, chips or any side dish.
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Saba Shaikh
Saba Shaikh

hello Foodies, I m Saba Firoz Shaikh from mumbai and I'm homechef, I love to eat everything. I m here to share awesome recipes with u all.

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  1. This is a great recipe! Saba, your recipes and style of simple, yet flavorful, healthy cooking! I’m a vegan vegetarian, an I try new recipes all the time. Life is all about variety! And I like that about your creativeness in the kitchen.5 stars

  2. An aroma of curry leaves and fresh coconut makes the rice flavorful. Thank you for sharing in easy to make method/way. I’ll definitely try this recipe as im always in search of something easy cooking.5 stars

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