Saturday 17 August 2013

Peppered Coconut Rice

Who will say no to one pot meal, i love easy breezy,quick one pot meals very much. I dont mind cooking them atleast twice a week and everyone at home love one pot meal very much. Coming to today's recipe this peppered coconut rice, is an extremely flavourful,delicious one pot meal which gets ready very much easily. Tempered grated coconut mixed with rice and spiced with freshly grounded pepper powder makes this incredible rice. Serve this peppered coconut rice with papads, am sure you will have a filling lunch. This rice suits prefectly to carry in your lunch box too,if you have leftover cooked rice this dish will hardly takes very less time to get ready.Sending to my own event Healthy Diet - Healthy Lunch Box guest hosted by Sowmya.

2cups Cooked Basmati Rice/Leftover rice
1cup Grated coconut (fresh)
1/2tsp Mustard seeds
1/2tsp Urad dal
1tsp Channa dal
2nos Dry red chillies
1no Green chillies (slit opened)
Few Curry leaves
1/2tsp Freshly grounded pepper powder

Heat oil in a pan, add the mustard seeds, urad dal,channa dal, dry red chillies, slit opened green chillies, curry leaves and fry them until they turn brown.

Add the freshly grated coconut pieces with salt ,fry them for a while until they turn stiff and slightly brown,switch off the stove...

Add now the already cooked rice to the fried coconut..

Mix well for a while,add the freshly grounded pepper powder, toss gently.

Serve them with fried papads or fried potatoes.

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