Sunday, January 6, 2013

THENGAI SADHAM | COCONUT RICE

This is one of the simple and easy to make variety rice provided that grated coconut is available handy.I love to have coconut rice with potato curry 



Ingredients:


Raw rice1/2 cup
Grated coconut1 cup
Water1.25 cups
Oil1 tablespoon
Channa dal1 tablespoon
Mustard seeds                       1/2 teaspoon
Curry leavesa sprig
Cashew nuts
Salt
Green chillies
Ginger chopped
6
1/2 teaspoon
2
1 teaspoon

Procedure:
1) Wash and cook the rice with enough water
2) Spread the rice in a bowl and allow to cool for a while
3) Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. Once it starts spluttering add channa dhal and urad dhal,  and fry until it is golden brown. Add chopped ginger and green chillies and fry well.

Coconut Rice

4) Add the broken red chillies,cashew nuts, asafoetida,salt and curry leaves.
5) Add the grated coconut and fry for less than a minute
Coconut Rice

6) Finally add the cooked rice and mix well.
Coconut Rice

Notes:
Finely chopped ginger can also be used for tempering
Allow the rice to cool for a while before mixing. It it is too hot, the rice may get smashed.
Coconut oil can be used for enhanced flavor

11 comments:

  1. Simple and delicious rice.. My mom used to make this for packing lunch for us..

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  2. yumm looking rice.. rice is so well cooked..

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  3. I am surely gonna try this. Yours look very tempting.

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  4. Love this simple one pot meal very much!!

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  5. simple and yummy rice
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