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Coconut Rice | Thengai Sadham

Coconut Rice is an easy Lunch Box Recipe .It can be prepared in just 10 mins with left over rice.Coconut rice goes very well with chips
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 2

Standard 1 cup measures 240 ml


  • Cooked Basmati Rice - 1 cup
  • Freshly grated Coconut – ½ cup
  • Salt as needed

To Temper:

  • Mustard Seeds – 1 tsp
  • Urad Dal – 1 tbsp
  • Cashew Nuts -5
  • Green Chilli – 1
  • Dry Red Chilli -2
  • Curry Leaves – 2 springs
  • Oil – 1 tbsp


  • 1.In a pan add in the oil ,wait till it heats up then add in Mustard Seeds ,Once it cracks up add in Urad Dal and Cashew nuts fry till both becomes golden brown.
  • 2.Next add in Green Chilli and Dry Red Chilli fry for a min and then add in freshly grated coconut and curry leaves fry till the coconut starts turning light golden brown in colour.
  • 3.Add in Salt mix well and then add in the cooked Basmati Rice and Mix carefully check for salt and then switch off the flame.


  • Tastes good with any spicy roast or chips.
  • Instead of Basmati Rice normal rice could also be used
  • Don’t use hot rice as while mixing with Coconut the Rice particles might break if it is hot.
Keyword Coconut Rice
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