Coconut Rice - Thenga Choru

Ingredients:-

Basmati Rice - 1 cup
Grated coconut - 1/2 cup
Green chilli (split lengthwise)= 4- 5 nos
Lime juice - 2 tsp
Ghee/Butter -2 tsp
Mustard seeds
Curry leaves
Oil


Method

  • Cook the rice with lime juice,salt and required amount of water,till it is done and drain the excess water
  • Heat ghee/butter in a pan and add mustard seeds.When it starts to splutter add green chillies and curry leaves and saute' it.
  • Add grated coconut and salt to this and saute' for a minute
  • Add the cooked rice to this and mix it well.Let it stand for a minute or two
Remove from Fire

Cheers!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

28 comments:

Pooja said...

Looks delicious! Comforting food indeed :)

Smitha said...

Been a long long time since I have had this rice. It looks like angel food. so white and flaky :)

kittymatti said...

wow1 delicious! I love coconut! looks yummmm

Yasmeen said...

I'm cooking a lot with coconut these days,glad I found this delicious rice recipe:)

Gita said...

Nice picture...I used to make this fresh grated coconut in India...here in US, I use only the dried coconut.

Divya Vikram said...

Looks divine! You have great authentic recipes here!

Rekha shoban said...

Hi sarah, nice delicious recipe

Priyameena said...

I love the color of it...it looks wonderful...Very simple recepie..Adding lemon juice while cooking rice is new to me...is it for flavor?

Sanghi said...

Mmm delicious coconut rice. yummy! I will use coconut oil for seasoning with urad dhal, channa dal and curry leaves. Try this way too and let me know, will be good!:)

sangi said...

'Thenga choru'looks soooooooo delicious kutta...!

Nithya said...

A nice traditional dish. looks tempting. :)

lissie said...

coconut rice looks delicious! quick and easy recipe... you have a wonderful blog!

Hari Chandana said...

looks soo yumm and delicious... First time here.. lovely blog !!!

Parita said...

Delicious and comfort rice!

ARUNA said...

that's a nice recipe Sarah and very simple to make too!!!

Sarah Naveen said...

Thanks a lot to all!!!!

Sarah Naveen said...

hey Gita!!! I buy the grated coconut (daily delight brand ) from Indian stores.....

Sarah Naveen said...

hey Priyameena...
Adding lemon juice while cooking rice is my mothers idea...she always does this so that u will get a nice flavour and the rice doesnt stick!!!

Sarah Naveen said...

Hey Sanghi...I will defntly try your way and let u know...Thanx for the info...

Malar Gandhi said...

First time to ur blog, I guess. Its good to discover your site! Thats a nice shot, dear. Love the way you presented it, Thenga choru very inviting!!!

Viki's Kitchen said...

Lovely recipe again. Coconut rice looks absolutely delicious.

ganga said...

Looks yummmmmm........

Usha said...

This is one of my faves, loved your idea of adding lime juice while cooking rice...looks delicious !

Ann said...

Wow One of my fav from my mom's kitchen. Your recipe sounds yumma dn pic is too good.

Ann said...

Sarah,first time to your blog.You got a wide variety dishes here..gorgeous..expect me often.Thanks

Priti said...

Delicious...I love the fact tht your coconut rice is white....looks fab

Sarah Naveen said...

Thanks You all!!!!

Oraphan said...

Oh! This coconut rice looks so yummy and sounds easy to make. Can't wait to give it a try, thanks for the recipe, Sarah!

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