Friday, April 17, 2009

Coconut milk rice

This recipe is a good combination for chicken or mutton curries.And very easy to prepare in a cooker.
You need:
Rice 2 cups soaked for half and hour and drained(i usually use sona masoori rice,basmati can be used too)
Pepper corns 1 tsp
Curry leaves chopped 1 Tblspn
coriander leaves 1 Tblspn
Coconut milk 1 small packet (Maggie coconut milk powder will make 2 cups of coconut milk)
Water 3 cups
salt as reqd
Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
GReen chillies 1 chopped finely
Oil 2 Tblsp
Mustard seeds 1 tspn

  • In a cooker, add oil and mustard seeds and allow to pop.Add curry leaves,pepper corns,green chillies.
  • Add the drained rice and fry till the water is all gone.
  • Add coconut milk(2 cups) + water(3 cups) = 5 cups in all.[i add 2.5 cups water for each cup of rice]
  • Add salt,turmeric powder and coriander leaves.Cover and cook for 4 whistles on high flame.
  • Serve with non veg curries.

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