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Thursday, June 30, 2011

Spicy Coconut Rice

Cooking Time Required: 10 mins
Cost of Preparation: 20-25 rupees

Ingredients: Cooked Rice (1 1/2 cup), channa dal ( 2 tbs ), fresh coconut pieces ( 1/3 cup ), green chilli ( 1-2 nos ), jeera/cumin powder (2 pinch), coriander powder ( 2 pinch), red chilli powder ( 2 pinch ), pancha phutana ( 1/5 tso), curry leaves ( 1 sprig), salt, oil ( 1 tsp ).

Preparation: Grind the coconut into a fine powder without adding any water and keep

Cooking: Heat 1 tsp of oil in a pan. Add the green chillis, pancha phutana, curry
leaves and saute for 30 secs. Add the channa dal and stir fry for 1-2 mins till it
starts turning reddish/brown.

Add the cooked rice and coconut and sprinkle salt, chilli powder, jeera powder &
coriander powder. Stir fry for 3-4 mins on a low flame.

Eat it hot or pack in a lunch box.

Note: This is one quick and easy to make breakfast/lunch box recipe. Usually i make it a bit more spicy if i have to pack it for lunch.


  1. Lovely looking coconut rice. Very easy to prepare.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  2. Yummy lunch box item..coconut rice looks yum...

  3. Thats a flavourful and delicious rice...

  4. Lovely looking coconut rice. Very easy to prepare.

  5. Love this..we used to steal this from a friend who was a day scholar while we were staying in hostel ;-)

  6. nice version.loved this spicy version...


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