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The Coconut Rice Recipe

Savi Sharma

Recipe by Savi Sharma

Coconut Rice

Cooking Time

20 minutes

Total Time

30 minutes

Ingredients
  • 1- tsp mustard/rai
  • 3- tsp oil
  • 1- tsp chana dal
  • ½ tsp urad dal
  • 1- dried red chilli
  • Few curry leaves
  • ½- tsp salt
  • 2- green chilli (slit)
  • 2- cup cooked rice
  • 1- inch ginger (finely chopped)
  • ¾- cup coconut (grated)
  • The aroma, the goodness of this Coconut Rice Recipe will sweep you off your feet and would become your instant favourite and there will be no going back to your regular rice.

    Coconut Rice
    • Firstly, in a large kadhai, heat oil and sauté mustard seeds, urad dal, chana dal, few curry leaves, 1 dried red chilli.
    • Also add green chillies and ginger. Sauté slightly.
    • Further add grated coconut and sauté for a minute or till the raw smell goes away. Further, add 2 cups of cooked rice and salt.
    • Mix gently without breaking the rice. Now cover and simmer for 2 minutes, or till rice absorbs the coconut flavour.
    • Finally, serve the Coconut Rice hot!

    Health Benefits Of The Coconut Rice Recipe

    • Coconut is low in carbs and rich in amino acids, healthy fats, and
      fiber, making it a great choice for blood sugar control.
    • Also, Coconuts contain polyphenols, which are antioxidants that protect cells
      from damage, which may reduce disease risk.
    • Urad dal is a very good option to include in your diet if you wish to have
      good skin and hair.
    • Moreover, urad dal keeps our cardiorespiratory system healthy by maintaining
      our cholesterol levels and it can also prevent atherosclerosis.
    • The folic acid in chana dal is rich in folates. Folate is essential in the
      prevention of diseases like stroke, depression, dementia, among others.
    • Also, rich in fiber, organic chana dal is excellent for weight loss.

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