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Indian Coconut Rice Pilaf

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Category: Indian

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Long grain rice
  • 2 c Coconut milk
  • 1 ts Grated fresh ginger
  • 4 tb Oil
  • 1 1/2 ts Black mustard seed
  • 8 Dried red chillies
  • 1/3 c Sesame seeds
  • 1 c Flaked fresh coconut
  • Salt


directions (From Julie Sahni's Classic Indian Vegetarian cookbook)

soak 2c long grain rice in water, meanwhile boil 2c coconut milk + 1.5c
water + 1t grated fresh ginger Drain and add the rice, bring to a boil
again, cover, turn off heat.

In separate pan, fry 4T oil + 1.5t mustard seeds until they pop add 8
chopped dried red chillies, brown add 1/3c sesame seeds and brown lightly.

Pour the flavored oil + 1 - 1.5t salt over rice, toss in 1c flaked fresh
coconut (or dried unsweetened that's been soaked).

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