• Serves 2
  • 15 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 11 Ingredients


Coconut rice is a simple dish which can be done in seconds and works well with leftover rice. Easy, delicious and highly affordable!

Ingredients (serves 2)

  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp split urad dal/white lentil/vigna mungo
  • 1/2 tsp chana dal/bengal gram
  • 2-3 dry red chilli
  • 2 sprigs curry leaves
  • a pinch hing/asafoetida
  • 1/2 cup grated coconut
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp ghee
  • to season salt


  1. In a large kadai, heat oil and ghee
  2. Add all the ingredients except coconut and rice and mix well.
  3. Next, add the scraped coconut and sauté for a minute till the rawness goes. Do not overcook or allow the coconut change colour. Season with salt if necessary.
  4. Turn to low heat and add the cooked rice; mix well without breaking the rice.

  • This sounds so delicious – love the ingredients!


  • Coconut rice would be a new recipe to try,sound’s great!


  • This coconut rice looks amazing; an interesting and delicious recipe, thanks!.


  • Sounds interesting but a lot of ingredients I have never heard of.


  • WOW! Never tried anything like this before – thanks so much for sharing!


  • This looks absolutely delicious! I’d love to give it a go sometime…


  • Yum, I now have to hunt down a couple of ingredients to make this!


  • Such a YUMMY idea, somthing we all could have fun making together too! Thank you love this!


  • i tried this and it was sooo delicious although there was two ingredients that i couldn’t find
    thanks for sharing this

    i shared and loved


  • this looks good
    thanks for sharing


  • Thanks for sharing. Sounds delicious and satisfying. I am a fan of coconut. Will give it a go.


  • Sounds very yummy thanks for sharing


  • Looks so tasty must try it out


  • Thank you so very much for sharing!


  • I will have to try this one


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