Friday, September 2, 2011

Coconut Rice


Sona Massori Rice  - 1 cup
Coconut shavings - 1 cup
Green Chillies - 4
Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp (optional)
Sugar - 1 tsp
Salt to taste

For Seasoning:

Cashew Nuts - 1/4 cup
Black Gram - 1 tsp
Bengal Gram - 2 tsps
Mustard Seeds - 3/4 tsp
Cumin Seeds - 1/2 tsp
Asafoetida Powder - 1/4 tsp
Dry Red Chillies  - 2
Curry Leaves - 6
Ghee - 1 tbsp


  1. Pressure cook rice and spread it to let it cool.
  2. Heat ghee in a wok, add cashewnuts, bengal gram and black gram and saute for 1/2 minute.
  3. Now add cumin seeds, mustard seeds, asafoetida and dry chilli pieces.
  4. When mustard seeds start spluttering add curry leaves and slit green chillies.
  5. Now add coconut shavings, salt, turmeric powder and sugar. Mix well.
  6. Add cooked rice and mix well.
  7. Serve hot.


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