Monday, June 8, 2009

Coconut Rice

Coconut is bad for health, especially for people with cholesterol, bp and diabeties. But occationally we can make it for the taste.

Coconut rice wtih pudina togayal and babycorn,cauliflower fritters.

Basumati Rice - 1 cup
Grean peas - 1/2cup
Onion -2 nos
Green chilli - 2nos
Cardamom - 1 nos
Cloves - 2-3nos
Cinnamon - a small piece
Sombhu - 1/2tsp
Khus Khus (optional) - 1/4tsp
Coconut milk - 1 cup
oil - 4tsp
Cashew - 5nos
Corriander leaves - little

1. Wash and soak rice for 15min.
2. Grind cardamom, cloves, sombhu, cinnamon, green chilli and little onions.
3. In a heated kadai add oil and then onion and saute for 2-3min and add the above mixture, saute thoroughly.
4. Then add the rice without water. Saute. Add green peas. Saute and remove after 3min.
5. Put the rice mixture into electronic rice cooker and add salt. Then add 1 cup of coconut milk and 1 cup of water. Mix and close it. Garnish with cashew and corriander leaves and serve hot.