Coconut Rice – Thengai Sadam – Simple – Quick – Rice Recipe

Coconut rice is a recipe that is prepared using coconut and a few other ingredients. It tastes awesome and can be served even without a side dish/vegetable. Many variations can be made in the Coconut rice preparation. Below is the simple and quick version of the recipe.

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COOKING TIME: 3 Mins + 20 Mins to cook rice


Grated Coconut – 1 Cup (you can use frozen or fresh)

Cashews – 10

Dry red chilli – 2

Roasted Peanuts – 10

Mustard – 1 tea spoon

Urad Dal – 1 tea spoon

Curry leaves – 1 sprig

Salt – per taste

Cooked Rice – 2 cups


STEP 1: Cook the rice with sufficient water and let it cool down. (Make sure the rice is cooked well but not mushy)

STEP 2: Heat oil in a small pan, add mustard and wait to splutter. Add urad dal, then curry leaves, red chillies, cashews and peanuts.

STEP 3: Cook for a minute, then add grated coconut and salt. Mix well and cook for one more minute and turn off the heat.

STEP 4: Add the coconut mixture to the cooked rice and mix well.

TIP: Easy & Quick lunch box recipe.

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