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Thengai Chaadam (Coconut Rice)

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Category: Indian

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Rice
  • 1 ts Sugar
  • Salt; to taste
  • ---For Seasoning---
  • 1 ts Black mustard seeds
  • 1 ts Black gram dal
  • 1 ts Bengal gram dal
  • 4 Red chiles; broken
  • 2 Green chiles; cleaned &
  • -chopped
  • 2 Sprigs curry leaves; cleaned
  • -& chopped
  • 1 tb Cashewnuts; broken
  • 2 tb Black gram dal; (cleaned &
  • -soaked for 1/2 hour)
  • 1 Coconut; grated
  • 2 tb Oil
  • 2 tb Ghee


Cook rice till just done. Spread on a flat dish. Add salt and sugar, then
allow to cool. Heat oil and add mustard seeds, black gram dal, Bengal gram
dal and red chilies. When brown, add green chilies, curry leaves,
cashewnuts, soaked and drained black gram da,l and grated coconut. Fry till
coconut is pink in color and pour over rice. Add ghee and mix well and

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