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Fresh Coconut Rice with ghee Recipe

Fresh Coconut Rice with ghee is a popular Indian Main
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On :
Friday, 27 May, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
30 minutes
Servings :
Serves 7
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  • 3 cups - basmati or any fine, raw Rice
  • 1 - large fresh coconut, grated
  • 3 tbsp - Ghee
  • 1 - large onion, finely sliced
  • 1/2 tsp -whole peppercorns
  • 2 tbsp - Turmeric
  • 1 tbsp - salt
  • How to Make Fresh Coconut Rice with ghee:

    1. Grate the coconut, soak in 3 cups of boiled water and when luke warm, pass through a blender and strain the juice.
    2. Soak the rice for half an hour.
    3. Heat ghee and fry the onion till brown.
    4. Drain and set aside
    5. In the same ghee, add the peppercorns, rice and turmeric, fry for 5 minutes
    6. Add the coconut milk and enough water so that it stands 1 inch above the rice
    7. Add salt
    8. Bring this to a boil, reduce the heat and cook till the rice is almost cooked
    9. Garnish with the fried onions


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