Coconut Rice
Make your meals more exciting with this extremely flavourful, simple rice preparation enriched with cashew nuts and raisins.
Gurdip Kohli Punj Coconut Rice Recipe

- Indian


- 4

Cooking Time

-10-12 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 30 Min


  • FOR Coconut Rice
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • 4 to 5 cashew nuts
  • 8 to 10 raisins
  • 1 tbsp jaggery
  • 1 cup tender coconut flesh
  • sliced
  • 2 cups rice
  • soaked
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • water
  • FOR Plating
  • Coconut shells
  • FOR Garnish
  • Dry coconut grated
  • Curry leaves fried
  • green chilli
  • cashew nuts
  • raisins


  1. 1

    Heat ghee in a pan and add cashew nuts raisins, jaggery and sliced tender coconut flesh and saute well.
  2. 2

    Now add the soaked rice, coconut milk and water.
  3. 3

    Close the lid and let it cook for about 10 minutes.
  4. 4

    Plate the prepared dish in a coconut shell and garnish it with dried grated coconut, fried curry leaves, green chilli, cashew nuts and raisins.
  5. 5

    Serve hot!.

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Gurdip Kohli Punj


>Chef Gurdip Kohli Punj has fond memories of the Gurudwara kitchen where her family rolled out chapattis, chopped vegetables, and stirred large pots of dal as 'sewa'. This was no mere chore for young Gurdip; she enjoyed cooking for people! She creates healthy dishes that are yummy too!

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