Cocount Rice Recipe for Toddlers and Kids
Coconut Rice - A quick tasty meal made with rice, spices and grated coconut.
- Rice - 1/2 cup
- Freshly grated coconut - 3/4 cup
- Turmeric powder - a pinch optional
- Cashews - 1.5 tbsp
- Water - 2 cups
- Salt - as required
- Ghee/Oil - 1 tbsp
- Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
- Urad Dal - 1/2 tsp
- Channa Dal / Bengal Gram Dal - 3/4 tsp
- Hing/ Astofedia - a pinch
- Curry leaves - 1 sprig
- Red chilli - 1
Keep all the ingredients ready. Heat a kadai with oil. Add all the items listed to temper. Let mustard seeds cracks and urad dal and Bengal gram dal turns brown.
Then add curry leaves and cashews. Let the cashews turn golden brown. Then add grated coconut along with turmeric powder and required salt. Mix well.
Saute the coconut for 3-5minutes in low medium flame or until the nice aroma comes.
Now add cooked rice and mix using a fork slowly. Mix well until everything gets mixed well. Switch off the flame once done. Give at least 15 minutes resting time and serve.