Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Nuchhi(Coconut Rice in Mangalore style)

This is again a dish from Mangalore which is usually had for breakfast,very healthy,simple and nice.....u can do this within few minutes if there is any left over rice.....


1 cup Basmati or surti kolam rice

1 tsp mustard seeds

1 tsp urad dal

1 tsp methi seeds

2 sprig curry leaves

2 tbsp coriander leaves finely chopped

5 slit green chillies

1/2 cup grated coconut

2 tsp oil

salt to taste


  • Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds,urad dal,methi seeds and fry till it starts spluttering and changes its colour
  • Add curry leaves,green chillies,coriander leaves and fry for 1-2 minutes
  • Then add rice,salt and mix well, add 2 cups of water and cover and cook till water is fully absorbed & rice is cooked
  • lastly add grated coconut,mix well and then serve hot

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