Nov 11, 2010

Coconut Rice(Thenga Satham)


This rice recipe is very simple and tasty.We make different kinds of rice for "Pathinettam perukku'(aadi Perukku).(chitrannam). This coconut rice is one of them.This festival is celebrated on 18th day of Tamil Month Adi.It is like thanksgiving to rains which fills the rivers. .

Prepare Time.............5 min
Cook Time..................20 min
Serve............................4


Ingredients
  • Rice……… ……….....2cups
  • Grated Coconut……....1cup
  • Urad Dhal……………. 2tbsp
  • Mustard Seeds………...1tsp
  • Green Chili…………….4
  • Ginger………………....1 small piece
  • Peanuts/ Cashew Nuts…¼ cup
  • Curry Leaves……..few
  • Salt to Taste
Method

  • Cook the rice in pressure cooker.
  • Heat a pan with oil add mustard seeds, chopped green chili, chopped ginger ,nut sand curry leaves. 
  • When the mustard seeds splutters add the coconut and fry for 5 minutes. 
  • Add the rice and mix well.

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