Monday, April 30, 2012

Coconut Rice



 Rice -   2 cups

 Coconut-  1/2 cup (grated)

 Roasted ground nut - 2 tbs

 Ginger - 1 piece (medium size)

 Green chillies  -2 nos

 Cumin seeds - 2 tsp
 Bay leaf  - 2 nos 

 Pattai -  2 nos 

 Lavangam  - 2 nos 

 Dry red chillies  - 3 nos

 Asafoetida -  a pinch

 Curry leaves -  a handfull

 Coriander leaves - to garnish 

 Salt to taste.

 Oil  - 2 tbs.



  Cook the rice with salt and drain it.

  Grind coconut, ginger, green chillies, coriander, cumin seeds adding a little water.

   In a pan  at medium heat
 put oil, add asafoetida, bay leaf, pattai , lavangam, 

  dry red chillies and curry leaves.

  Now add the ground coconut mixture,roasted ground nut, salt and 

  saute for 2-3 minutes.

  Mix this into the cooked rice. Serve after half an hour...

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