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Coconut rice / two ways to make coconut rice

coconut rice recipe

Coconut rice is a very simple and variety rice to prepare. Freshly grated coconut is great to try this recipe. It’s also an easy lunch box recipe that we can make very quickly in the busy morning. Here  I am showing you 2 different ways to make coconut rice.


  1. Rice ¾ cup
  2. Urad daal 2 table spoon
  3. Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon
  4. Curry leaves 2 springs
  5. Dry red chili 2 no.s
  6. Grated coconut ½ cup
  7. Oil 2 table spoon

Method for making Coconut rice / Simple way to make coconut rice

Cook rice by adding water  and salt and keep it aside.

Heat oil in a pan fry cumin seeds, urad daal, curry leaves and dry red chili, till the urad daal turns golden color.

Then add grated coconut and fry for 3 minutes in low flame.

Add cooked rice and combine all are very well.

Serve it with chicken curry, pickle etc.

coconut rice recipe

Coconut rice / rice cooked in coconut milk

Coconut rice / rice cooked in coconut milk is a healthy and delicious  lunch idea. This is the rice recipe that the rice cooked in coconut milk.

Ingredients for making Coconut rice / rice cooked in coconut milk

  1. Rice 1 cup
  2. Coconut milk 1 cup
  3. Water 1 cup
  4. Urad daal 2 table spoon
  5. Mustard seeds 1 table spoon
  6. Curry leaves 1 spring
  7. Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon
  8. Salt to taste
  9. Dry red chili 2
  10. Oil 2 table spoon


Heat oil in a deep vessel, add mustard seeds and allow it to splutter. Then add curry leaves, urad daal and cumin seeds and fry for 2 minutes.

Add washed rice and fry for 2 minutes in medium flame. Pour water in to the rice and allow it to boil.

Add coconut milk and salt to taste, close it with a lid and cook till the water evaporated from the rice. Put flame in low.

In a small frying pan heat oil and fry 1 table spoon urad daal and dry red chili. Pour it in to the rice.

Mix all are well and serve it with hot.

rice cooked in coconut milk

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