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Coconut Fried Rice


If you love rice then you must try this dish, which has authentic flavours and can be enjoyed in lunch with your favourite chicken curry. This is an easy-to-make rice recipe when guests are coming over at a short notice.

3 cup rice
1 cup coconut milk
2 tablespoon coconut oil
10 cashews
1 teaspoon urad dal
5 green cardamom
salt as required
1 cup grated coconut
4 tablespoon ghee
2 sprigs curry leaves
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon mustard seeds
3 dry red chilli
water as required

Step 1
To prepare this authentic South Indian recipe, wash rice in water 2-3 times. Then, put a deep-bottomed pan on medium flame and add ghee in it. When the ghee is melted, add rice in it and fry till al dente. When done keep aside until required. Now, put a kadhai on medium flame and heat coconut oil in it. When the oil is hot enough, add mustard seeds in it and let them crackle for a few seconds.

Step 2
Next, add chana dal, black pepper, cashews, green cardamom, dry red chilli along with curry leaves in it and saute a minute.

Step 3
Then, add coconut in the kadhai and mix well. Afterwards, add some salt and sauté till the coconut is light golden in colour.

Step 4
Now, add fried rice in the pan and stir fry for 2-3 minutes until the rice is heated through. Serve hot!