Category: Rice
Rating: 3.46
Servings: 1


2 cup long grain rice
2 cup coconut milk
1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
4 tablespoon oil
1 1/2 teaspoon black mustard seed
8 dried red chillies
1/3 cup sesame seeds
1 cup flaked fresh coconut
1 salt

Directions: How to Cook Indian Coconut Rice Pilaf

directions (From Julie Sahni's Classic Indian Vegetarian cookbook)

soak 2c long grain rice in water, meanwhile boil 2c coconut milk + 1.5c water + 1t grated fresh ginger Drain and add the rice, bring to a boil again, cover, turn off heat.

In separate pan, fry 4T oil + 1.5t mustard seeds until they pop add 8 chopped dried red chillies, brown add 1/3c sesame seeds and brown lightly.

Pour the flavored oil + 1 - 1.5t salt over rice, toss in 1c flaked fresh coconut (or dried unsweetened that's been soaked).

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Recent comments and reviews for this recipe:

anomynous writes:


Posted on 07 Jan 2009, 06:37 ET

katrina writes:

very yummy! will make again!!!

Posted on 11 Feb 2011, 17:10 ET

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