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Cocount Rice Recipe for Toddlers and Kids

Coconut Rice - A quick tasty meal made with rice, spices and grated coconut.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Rice/Biryani
Cuisine: Indian
Author: Kalyani


  • 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

To temper

  • 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



  • Wash rice thoroughly with water. Pressure cook rice in a medium flame for three to four whistles with required amount of water. Once the pressure releases, open the cooker and fluff the rice with a spoon slowly and set aside.


  • 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.


Serving: 2g