Coconut Rice Recipe – Thenga Choru Recipe – തേങ്ങാ ചോറ്

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  • Yield : 200 gm
  • Servings : 2
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 15m
  • Ready In : 25m

Coconut Rice Recipe – Thenga Choru Recipe – തേങ്ങാ ചോറ്

Coconut Rice Recipe

Coconut Rice Recipe

Coconut Rice is a typical dish that is sure to be relished by all those who like the rich, creamy flavour and texture of coconuts. It is a blend of rice, coconut milk and spices.

Coconut Rice is a traditional rice preparation of south India. This Coconut Rice would make for an interesting vegetarian dish. Serve hot with any meat curry of your choice.

Try out this quick, simple and tasty Rice Recipe at your home.

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  • Matta rice / Parboiled rice - 2 cups ( 200 gm )
  • Coconut - 1 no
  • Onion - 1 no
  • Coriander powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Fennel seeds - 1/4 tsp
  • Black pepper - 5 nos
  • Cardamom - 2 pods
  • Clove - 2 pods
  • Cinnamon sticks - 1 inch piece
  • Ghee - 2tbsp
  • Water - 4 cup ( for preparing coconut milk )
  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Grate the coconut and prepare 4 cups of coconut milk from it.

Step 2

Wash the rice 3 times with water.

Step 3

Heat a pressure cooker and add ghee and thinly sliced onions and saute for 3 minutes.

Step 4

Add coriander powder, turmeric powder, fennel seeds, black pepper, cardamom, clove and cinnamon sticks into it and saute for 3 minutes.

Step 5

Add rice, coconut milk, salt into it and close the cooker lid. Once the steam starts from the pressure cooker, put the cooker weight.

Step 6

After 1 whistle, simmer the flame and cook for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes, switch off the flame.

Step 7

Open the cooker and check, the water should be fully absorbed.

Step 8

Tasty Coconut Rice is ready.

Step 9

Serve hot with Chicken or Beef curry.

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