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Coconut Rice (Thengai Sadam)

  • Yield : 1
  • Servings : 3
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 5m
  • Ready In : 5m
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Coconut Rice

Flavorful and easy to make rice recipe with coconut

Coconut rice is a traditional south Indian recipe with lot roasted gram mung daal,green chillies etc…I saw this recipe in a magazine. Looks so simple and easy.Tried out and it was delicious.We can have this rice without any side dish.Dear friends,do try out this coconut rice.I am sure you all will like this.


1 cup of Grated Coconut
2 up of Rice
2 no of Green chilli
1/2 spn. of mustard seeds.
1/2 spn. of cumin seeds
2 tbsp. of roasted gram(pottukadala)
2 tbsp. of mung daal(uzhunnuparippu)
2 – 3 no of red chillies
1/8 spn. of Asafoetida
2 springs of curry leaves
1 spn. of coriander leaves
1 spn. of Ghee/Butter
salt as required


Step 01

Cook rice drain and keep aside.

Step 02

Heat ghee/butter in a pan

Step 03

Splutter mustard seeds.

Step 04

Add cumin seeds,roasted gram and mung dal. Fry till mung dal turned in to golden brown color.

Step 05

Add chopped green chillies,chopped coriander leaves and curry leaves.Saute for a while.Add asafoetida and stir.

Step 06

Add grated coconut and Stir well.

Step 07

Add cooked rice and salt.Mix well and serve hot with pappad.

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  1. posted by soumya on January 7, 2015

    good one


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