Coconut Rice


2 cup Boiled rice (each grain should be separate)

1 ½  cup Fresh grated coconut

¼ cup cashew nuts
 1 tbls Oil
 1 tsp mustard seeds
 ½ tsp Bengal gram(chana dal)
 2 tbls Black gram (Urad dal)
 2-3 whole red chillies
 1 green chilli slit
 10-12 curry leaves
 a pinch of  Asafoetida (Hing)
 Salt as per taste

Method (How to make coconut rice)

Heat oil in a wok or  pan, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add channa dal and roast few second, add urad dal and red chillies.
When dal changes color slightly, add green chillies, asafoetida, curry leaves and cashew nuts. Sauté until cashew nuts turn golden brown.

Add grated coconut and sauté for a few minutes. Add cooked rice and salt and mix well and switch off the heat.

Serve hot with any gravy of your choice.