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Sunday, January 8, 2012

Coconut Rice/ Thengai Sadam

Coconut Rice
Cooked Rice- 3 cups
Fresh Coconut( shredded)- 1/2 cup
Green chilli( finely chopped)- 3 nos
Curry leaves- few
Cashew nuts- 20 nos
Chana dal- 1 tbsp
Urad dal- 1 tsp
Mustard seeds- 1 tsp
Oil- 2 tbsp
Salt to taste

South Indian Coconut Rice
Fry the cashew nuts in oil, until golden brown on medium heat and set aside.
Heat oil in pan when hot add the mustard seeds.
When the mustard seeds crackle add the chana dal and urad dal and fry until they turn brown.
Reduce the heat to medium and now add the chopped green chilli, shredded coconut, fried cashew nuts, curry leaves and cooked rice to the pan.
Season the rice and coconut mixture with enough salt, stir well and increase the heat.
Stir the rice for 2 more mins and remove pan from heat.
Serve hot Coconut Rice with papad.

Thengai Sadam
This Coconut rice is a idle Lunch box recipe.


Nithu Bala said...

Wow! thengai sadam looks inviting..nice click.

Kalpana Sareesh said...

very yummy clicks.. n love the color..

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Delicious and tempting rice. Excellent preparation. Would try it out soon.

Hamaree Rasoi