Coconut is known for its fiber and healing quality of his milk. It is very nutritious, tasty as it is (milk) and when it is added to rice it will be a haven to taste.

Rice recipes are very popular in India specially in South India where it is the main food.

Come let us see how to do this special recipe of rice with coconut milk.

What you need

  • Basmati rice (long grain rice) 1 cup
  • coconut milk 1 cups
  • water
  • oil
  • onion chopped 1-2
  • green chili paste 1 tsp
  • ginger paste 1 tsp
  • garlic paste 1 tsp
  • clove 1-2 pods
  • cardamom 1-2
  • cinnamon 1 stick
  • salt to taste.


Grind coconut and extract its juice (with less or without water). Then add 1 cup water and grind again and then strain, repeat one more time so you get two cups of coconut milk. Cut potato lengthwise thinly (like finger chips)

How to Make

Soak rice in coconut milk (1 rice + 2 cups milk). Heat oil, season with clove, cardamom, cinnamon as it is or your can powder them, then add onion, ginger paste, garlic paste, green chili paste, when fine aroma rises add soaked rice with milk and potato and cook till done, if needed, add water to cook. Tasty delicious yummy aromatic coconut milk rice is ready.


You also get readymade coconut milk or dry coconut powder in market. You can purchase them and follow instructions. Lot of time is saved.

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