March 14, 2016

Coconut Pulao with coconut milk

Ingredients needed for Coconut Pulao with coconut milk
1 cup Basmathi Rice, soak for half an hour and drain
1/2 cup sliced onions
3 Green chillies slit
1 tbsp chopped Pudhina
1 tbsp split and roughly broken Cashewnuts
1 piece cinnamon
2 Cloves
2 cardamom
1 tsp each Ginger and garlic chopped
1/2 cup thick and 1 cup thin Coconut milk
2 tsps Ghee
Salt to taste
Coriander leaves for garnishing

How to prepare Coconut Pulao?
Grind cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, ginger & garlic to a fine paste.
Heat oil/ghee in a pressure. Add sliced onions and green chillies.
Saute till they are transparent. Add mint leaves and the ground masala paste.
Saute for a minute or two and add the drained rice.
Fry the rice till it gets hot to the touch .
Add the 1 1/2 cups of coconut milk to this and salt to taste .
Cook for a whistle and simmer for a minute. Put off the fire.
When cool, open the cooker and garnish with fried cashewnuts and coriander leaves.
Stir well and serve.
This rice goes well with spicy curry like Paneer Butter masala , Aalu gobhi etc.

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