Tuesday, September 30, 2008

COCONUT RICE- THENGAI SADHAM

Made especially during the time of Navarathri festival which is happening at the moment. Differnt variety of rice made for 9 days in a row which is worshipped & made as prasadams. 9 days are devoted with differnt flavoured rice , payasam (Kheer) & Sundal (lentils). Happy Navarathri to all my Friends & Family.
COCONUT RICE- THENGAI SADHAM




Ingredients

Coconut- 1 cup(grated)
Boiled rice- 100gms
Oil- 2 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1tsp
Urad dhal- 1 tsp

G.chillies- 2ea
Red chillies- 2 ea
Cashewnuts- 20 ea (crushed)
Curry leaves- 2 sprig
Salt - to taste
Asafoetida- a pinch
Method

Heat oil in pan. Can use coconut oil to add in extra flavour.

Make tempering using mustard seeds, urad dhal,curry leaves & chillies.



Add in the cashewnut & fry till golden brown.

Add in the coconut(grated) and cook till flavour comes out.



Add in the boiled rice & mix well so that the coconut flavour endures wholly.

Serve hot.


30 comments:

  1. looks delicious sripriya. As you said, I make sundal everyday.

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  2. i usually make coconut rice the other way..boiling coconut along with rice....urs look pic perfect

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  3. Happy Navratri to you too, the coconut rice looks perfect...it is one of my faves :)

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  4. ooh, I love coconut rice. Came out so perfect! Looks so mouth-watering.

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  5. love your coconut rice picture.. happy navarathri to you.

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  6. coconut rice looks yum..u can send this for festive food navratra,..hppy navratri...

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  7. Coconut rice looks fabulous...very healthy food. Wish you a very happy Navratri and Durga Puja!

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  8. happy navratri to you too dear mmm coconut rice looks yummy

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  9. I have heard so muchabout coconut rice, but never made them.
    It looks so delicious.

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  10. Coconut rice looks perfect....

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  11. I love coconut rice with potato fry ... :) Yours looks perfect.

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  12. Coconut rice looks nice..Happy Navratri to you .

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  13. That rice looks lovely! Mmmmm YUM!

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  14. This is a simple and flavorful rice recipe. Looks so good. YUM! Lovely presentation.

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  15. Ur blog is very nice & innovative.. really excellant ...

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  16. i love coocnut rice ... like the mild flavours in it .. wish u a happy Navaratri

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  17. This rice looks absolutely delicious. Happy Navratri to you and your family.

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  18. My fav variety rice.Looks perfect!

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  19. That dish of rice looks very beautiful, and delicious!

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  20. Never made dis rice b4, bookmared. Rice looks mouth-drooling, nice recipe!!!

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  21. Thats an excellent way to add peas..Will try from next time...

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  22. I too prepare the coconut rice in same way. Adding peas to it makes more delicious. Happy Navarathri.

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  23. I have never had this rice before. It looks so good. Thanks for sharing

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  24. Oh i have this recipe on my blog too...my MIL taught me how to make it....tastes real yummy and can be cooked up in a jiffy. the paneer roll is also pretty tempting.

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  25. Looks delicious sripriya...they looks perfect..happy Navarathiri..

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  26. love coconut rice and yours is looking very nice Sripriya:)

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  27. I love coconut rice! your is looking really yummy :)

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  28. Looks delicious... I usually make by boiling rice along with coconut.. Should try your method too..Looks very nice

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  29. i would love some of your coconut rice! in malaysia, coconut rice is different, and eaten with sambal, curry, and fried fish...

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