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Yellow Coconut Rice Recipe

Yellow Coconut Rice is a popular Indian Main
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On :
Wednesday, 6 July, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Steam Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Preparation Time :
20 minutes
Servings :
Serves 6
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 250 g - Rice
  • 1 small grated Coconut
  • 1.5 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - Asafoetida powder
  • 4 - Green chillies (slit)
  • 1 tsp - Garlic paste
  • 8 to 10 Curry leaves
  • 2 tbsp - Channa dal (one used in making chutney)
  • A handful - Cashew nuts (halved)
  • 1.5 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • A handful - finely chopped Coriander leaves (for garnishing)
  • 4 tbsp - oil
  • Salt to taste
  • How to Make Yellow Coconut Rice:

    1. Wash and soak the rice for about 20 minutes
    2. Par boil the rice with little salt.
    3. When done spread the rice in a thali to cool completely.
    4. In a kadai fry the grated coconut on a low flame till it is light brown in colour. Keep aside.
    5. Heat oil in a kadai, splutter cumin seeds and mustard seeds
    6. Add asafoetida powder and slit green chillies, garlic paste and curry leaves.
    7. Fry for a second and add the channa dal and cashew nuts.
    8. When the dal and the cashew nuts are light golden in colour, add the fried coconut and saute for 3-4 minutes
    9. Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt to taste
    10. Keep the kadai on a pre-heated tava for about 8-10 minutes on a low flame. Mix once or twice.
    11. Serve garnished with finely chopped coriander leaves.



     

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