Thursday, February 26, 2009

Nariyal Wale Chawal(Coconut Rice)

This is one of tarla dalal's recipe which is quiet different from the usual coconut rice where no vegetables are used and its quiet simple yet tasty recipe


1  cup long grained rice

1 tbsp urad dal (split black gram)

2 tbsp moong dal (split yellow gram)

6 red chillies 

5 curry leaves

2 tablespoons salted peanuts, crushed lightly

1/2 cup coconut milk 

1/2 cup water

2 tbsp oil

salt to taste


Clean, wash and soak the rice for about 20 minutes. Drain and keep aside. 

Heat the oil in a pressure cooker. Add the urad dal and moong dal and fry for 2 minutes. 

Add the red chillies, curry leaves and peanuts and fry again for about 1 minute. 

Add the rice and saute for another 2 to 3 minutes. 

Add the coconut milk , water and salt and pressure cook for 2 whistles. 

Serve hot