Coconut Rice Recipe

This is a South Indian recipe for coconut rice. Fried coconut and cashewnuts are added to boiled rice and garnished with ghee and coriander leaves.

  • 400 gms biryani rice
  • 120 gms coconut
  • 40 ml ghee
  • 25 gms black gram dhal
  • 25 gms broken pieces of nuts
  • 6 gms dry chillies
  • 2 gms curry leaves
  • 2.5 gms asafoetida powder
  • 20 gms (minced) coriander leaves
  • Salt to taste
How to make coconut rice:
  1. Boil rice and keep aside.
  2. Fry coconut evenly to a golden colour on a slow fire.
  3. Heat 3 dessertspoon of ghee. Fry the cashewnuts and remove.
  4. Fry the broken pieces of dry chillies, black gram dhal, and curry leaves well.
  5. Mix rice, coconut, nuts, 1 teaspoon of ghee and salt.
  6. Serve hot garnished with coriander leaves.