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January 7, 2009

Coconut Milk Rice

Simple but rich in flavor! I prepare this for all special occasion in my house. . It taste good with hot & crispy mushroom pakoda / cauliflower machorian or can be accompanied with any kuruma (veg or non-veg).

This is all about adding flavours to your life...

Ingredients :

1. Onion - 1 Medium size (sliced)
2. Green chilly - 5 Nos
3. Garlic - 7 pearls
4. Cinnamon stick
5. Cloves - 3Nos
6. Cardomom - 2 Nos
7. Bay leaf
8. Basmathi Rice - 1 Cup
9. Coconut Milk - 2 cups
10. Lemon juice - 1 tsp
11. Mint leaves - 12 Nos
12. Ghee - 4tbsp
13. Oil - 3 tbsp
14. Salt to taste
15. Fried cashewnuts (optional)


  1. Soak the rice for 1/2 hr & drain it and fry it with 1 tbsp of ghee.

  2. Heat the oil & ghee in a heavy or non-stick pan.

  3. When hot add cinnamon sticks, Cardamom, Cloves, Bay Leaves & fry till u get the aroma.

  4. Now add the onion & fry till golden brown then add mint leaves, garlic, green chillies & saute till the raw smell goes away.

  5. Now add the rice then coconut milk extract, salt & Lemon juice.

  6. Bring to a boil. Simmer covered, till rice is cooked and water evaporates.

  7. Before serving add the fried cashewnuts for more flavour. (I normally add lotz of cashewnuts and run in treadmill for extra 10 min.)
Enjoy the yummy yummy coconut milk rice with hot & crispy side dish.


lubnakarim06 said...

Simple yet delightful recipe. First time here. You have rocking recipe blog. Will visit again...

Vidhya said...

nice one. Never tried this one before. Will try this for this year's kanu...

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