Mustard Coconut Rice Recipe

Mustard Coconut Rice Recipe
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Mustard coconut rice is a typical South Indian dish that relished during diners. Served with lots of Cashew nuts, and garnished with cilantro it is a dish that is defiantly worth trying during your next visit to South India.
Mustard Coconut Rice Recipe
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 1 Coconut, grated
  • 3-4 tsp Coconut oil
  • 2-3 Green chilies, chopped
  • 1 tsp Urad dal
  • 1 tsp Chana dal
  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger paste
  • 1 tsp Ghee
  • 5 Cashew nuts
  • 1 stem Curry leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 kg Basmati Rice
  • Cilantro, for garnishing
How to make Mustard Coconut Rice:
  • Cook rice and keep aside.
  • Put 1 tsp coconut oil in the saucepan and add grated coconut.
  • Fry for 3-4 minutes, till coconut becomes a little dry. Take it out and keep aside.
  • Put remaining coconut oil in a pan and add mustard seeds.
  • Once the mustard seeds splutter, add urad dal, chana dal, green chilies, ginger paste and curry leaves.
  • Fry the above till the dals become brown.
  • Remove and keep aside.
  • Put ghee in the pan and fry the cashew nuts till golden brown.
  • Take a bowl and put cooked rice Add salt, coconut and fried dals. Mix them well.
  • Top it with cashew nuts and some cilantro.
  • Mustard Coconut Rice is ready.