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Traditional African Foods Coconut Rice

African Cuisine Coconut Rice

Traditional African Foods: Coconut Rice

Coconut Rice Ingredients

1 rice.
2 spns grated coconut.
3 oil.
4 mustard seeds.
5 Asafoetida.
6 Salt.
7 cashew slices.
8 green chillies.
9 ginger grated.
10 Urad dal.
11 chana dal (optional).
12 dry red chillies.
13 curry leaves.

Cooking Instructions

Step 1 Wash and soak rice for 15 -20 minutes in water.
Step 2 Grind coconut,green chillies, ginger and few curry leaves together..
Step 3 Steam rice adding little salt. Cook rice and spread in plate.
Step 4 Heat oil in kadhai add mustard seeds then add Urad dal, chana dal and cashews in oil fry it till golden brown. Add dry red chillies, curry leaves and Asafoetida in it stir it..
Step 5 Now add grinded coconut and saute it for 2-3 minutes add salt as per taste mix it..
Step 6 Add steamed rice and mix it well.
Step 7 Cover it and cook for 3-4 minutes.
Step 8 Serve hot or cold.
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