Coconut Rice(South Indian Recipe)

Coconut  Rice  made with several way,also it will make savory and sweet both way,some people use coconut milk ,some people use coconut flakes .Here is easy recipe of coconut rice which is  offering in many temples to god.


  • Basmati Rice – 1 cup
  • Chana dal – 1 tsp
  • Urad dal – 1 tsp
  • Salt – 1/2tsp(to test)
  • Cashew nut – 4 to 6
  • Cooking oil/Ghee – 1 tbsp
  • Mustard seed – 1 tsp
  • Cumin seed – 1 tsp
  • Green chili – 1 finely chopped
  • Curry leaves – 7 to 8
  • Whole  red chili – 1 to 2
  • Carrot-4-6 Juliane(optional)
  • Fresh grated coconut–1 cup


Step 1 -Wash and soak rice for 30-45 minutes.

Step 2 –Heat pot and add 3 cup water boil it add rice in boiling water,add 1/4 tsp salt and 2-3 drops oil and cook until soft.remove pot from heat and strain the rice.Cover it and keep aside.

Step 3– Heat 1 tbsp oil/ghee  in a nonstick pan add mustard seed when seed crackle add urad dal,roast until it becomes brown. Add cumin seed,green chili, cashew nut, curry leaves,carrot saute it 1-2 minutes,add coconut,salt mix well  add steam rice mix well cook 2-3 minutes so rice coated with spices. Serve it fresh.



9 Comments Add yours

    1. Thanks so much Rasmi


    2. Thanks,my pleasure!


  1. cindy knoke says:

    Looks delicious!


  2. Looks delicious! Great recipes-Lovely blog:)


    1. Thanks It’s my pleasure!!!

      Liked by 1 person

  3. swabby429 says:

    I’m used to enjoying Thai style coconut rice. Your Indian style is more complex and looks quite wonderful. I will try this.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thanks, it’s my pleasure!


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