Introduction: Coconut Milk Rice
I'm sharing you the recipe of coconut milk rice, which is rich in taste and texture. It is a simple and easy recipe as we can make it in 30 minutes. Its one of the best rice recipe as it also contains many nutritional facts.
The Benefits of Coconut Milk
- Lowers blood pressure and cholesterol.
- Builds muscle and helps reduce fat.
- Is rich in electrolytes and can prevent fatigue.
- Can assist in weight loss.
- Improves digestion.
- Relieves constipation.
There's no much steps in making this recipe. It gives you a authentic flavorful rice to your meal. Try this recipe and enjoy its delightful taste.
Step 1: SUPPLIES
Rice - 1 cup
Coconut milk (Store bought or homemade) - 2 cups
Onion - 2 large sized
Green chilly - 3 nos
Ginger garlic paste - 1 1/2 tablespoon
Mint leaves - 1 small cup
Coriander leaves - 1 small cup
Cinnamon - 1 inch
Cloves - 5 nos
Cardamon - 2 pods
Star anise - 1
Bay leaf - 1
Salt - as per taste
Oil - 1 1/2 tablespoons
Clarified butter - 1 1/2 tablespoons (optional - Skip this and add 3 tablespoons of oil)
Step 2: Preparing the Coconut Milk
Image 1 : Grate the coconut or take out the coconut from the shell into pieces and blend it to this texture.
Image 2 : Add the coconut to the blender, add some water it and blend it.
Image 3 : After blending filter the coconut milk from the mixture.
Note: You can also use store bought coconut milk.
Step 3: Sauteing the Spices.
Image 1 : Take a pan add the clarified butter and oil.
Image 2 : Add the spices and saute it well.
Step 4: Sauteing the Onion
Image 1 : Add the onion and saute it until it becomes translucent.
Image 2 : Add the green chilies and mix it well.
Step 5: Adding Ginger Garlic Paste
Image 1 : At this stage add some salt.
Image 2 : Now add the ginger garlic paste and cook it until the raw smell goes.
Step 6: Adding Mint and Coriander Leaves
Image 1 : Once the onion was cooked completely add the mint and coriander leaves to it. Cook it until shrinks and raw smell leaves.
Note : After the mint and coriander leaves get cooked you can also add some vegetables of your choice. After adding the veggies add some water and boil the vegetables. And follow the next steps.
Step 7: Adding Coconut Milk and Rice
Image 1 : Add the coconut milk.
Image 2 : Now add the rice and let it boil.
Step 8: Cover and Cook
Image : At this stage cover and cook the rice for 15 minutes in a low flame.
Step 9: Happy Ending
Image 1 : After 15 mins turn off the flame and let the pan be closed for another 10 mins. After 10 mins open the pan and give it a slight stir.
Image 2 : Serve hot. You can garnish it with some cashew nuts.
It will be delicious even if you eat without any accompaniment.
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