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Coconut rice

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Categories: Ethnic, Vegetarian, Rice/grains



Presoak rice for an hour & then rinse well, pick out the dirt. Heat ghee in a heavy pot & saute cumin till brown. Add turmeric, cloves, peppercorns & cardamom. Stir for about a minute. Stir in coconut. Saute till golden. Add rice & continue sauteing, over medium heat for 2 minutes. Pour in water, add salt, bring to a boil, lower heat, cover & cook for about 20 minutes, until the water has evaporated & the rice is cooked. Garnish with cashews, raisins & almonds. Serve with any main curry. Michael Pandya, "Indian Vegetarian Cooking"