Coconut Rice | Thenga Sadam

Coconut rice is very easy and simple to cook. It just needs about 30 minutes to cook. It also tastes very good.

This is my entry for Express Cooking , hosted by Mallugirl and also sending to JFI - Rice for JFI posting 2nd entry

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Ingredients
     
  • Oil - 10 tsp
  • Basmati Rice - 1 cup
  • Chana dal / Bengal gram - 1-1/2 tsp
  • Asafoetida / Hing - 1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Green chillies - 2 0r 3
  • Curry leaves - 1 stalk
  • Coconut , fresh grated - 1/2 cup
  • Cashew pieces - 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
Method
  1. Cook the rice in the cooker till done. Cool a bit
  2. Heat oil in a wok
  3. Add mustard seeds allow to splutter, then add chana dal, cashew pices, hing, chilies, curry leaves fry them for few minutes till chana dal are golden. switch off the hob
  4. Add cooked rice, salt and coconut mix well
Serve with pickle

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11 comments

Jyothi said...

Hi mala! this is my favourite rice dish. Yours looks cool and great entry too. Thanks for sharing your version.

Saju said...

I was just looking for a recipe for coconut rice, This one looks absolutely delicous. I wiil be making it on Sunday for my lunch party

Asha said...

Kai Anna!! YUMMY!! Looks like a cloud Vana.Really good.Thanks for posting.

Sharmi said...

this is a good idea, we can make all kind of variety rice in 30 minutes.

Latha said...

Hi Vanamala,
Coconut rice is one of my absolute favorites! It looks yumm!
Cheers
Latha

Raaga said...

I used to make this very often in Bangalore. Out here, I have never tried scraping a coconut, so use the coconut from Amma's house very sparingly.

But I love this :-)

SeeC said...

My favourite. Nice entry.

TBC said...

My first time here. This looks good. Nice entry!

Vanamala said...

Hi all

Thank you. Yeah very easy and simple even i like too

Mallugirl said...

u have an absolutely beautiful header. coconut rice looks so simple!!

Chowringhee North Campus said...

Delicious and lovely looking. Wonderfully prepared.*
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