My favourite recipe, from my mother, very tasty and simple to prepare.
Long Grain Rice (Basmathi Rice) - 1 cup
Onions - 2, cut into thin slices
Carrot & Beans (cut into small pieces) - 1 cup
Garlic - 8 cloves
Green Chillies - 5, cut into 2
Fennel seeds - 1 teaspoon
Cloves - 2
Cardamom - 1
Bay leaf - 1, small piece
Cinnamom Stick - 1 inch stick
Coconut Milk - 3 cups (Extract from 1 cup of grated coconut)
Salt to taste
Oil/Ghee - 1 tablespoon
Coriander leaves - few
Saffron - little, soaked in 1-2 tablespoons of warm milk
Take a microwave vessel, add oil/ghee, fennel seeds, cloves, cardamom, bay leaf, cinnamom and heat for 20 seconds.
Remove pan, add onions, greenchillies, garlic, mix well and cook for 1 minute.
Then add carrot and beans, mix well and sprinkle little water and cook for 1 minute.
Wash rice and strain it. Add to the microwave pan with coconut milk and salt to taste. Cook for 20 minutes.
Once it is completely cooked, mix well and add saffron milk to one portion of rice. cook for 1 minute.
Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
Simple and tasty coconut milk rice is ready.
1) Cooking time differs from microwave to microwave, so follow timings and temperature accordingly for cooking rice.
2) Extract 3 cups of coconut milk from 1 cup of grated coconut. For best extract, use warm water, while blending.
Cooking time - 30 minutes
Serves 2 persons
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"A Fruit A Month" - Coconut, a monthly event hosted by Suganya
Monthly One Dish Meal Event hosted by Archana
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