Coconut milk rice and chutney

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INGREDIENTS – Coconut milk rice
1 cup red rice
1/2 cup white rice
5 cups water
Milk from 1/2 a coconut* or if that is not available then 2 cups (soy) milk
3/4 tsp salt

1. Wash the red and white rice
2. Add water to rice
3. Bring to boil
4. Reduce heat when boiling
5. Once the rice is 3/4 cooked and the water has boiled off add coconut milk or plain (soy) milk and salt
6. Reduce heat and cook till the milk has cooked itself off and you left with quite a porridgy textured rice dish

INGREDIENTS – Chutney
1 cup of coconut gratings* or if you don’t have a coconut you can use desiccated coconut
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 medium tomato
15 curry leaves
15 dried chillies (add more if you want it hotter)
1.5 inch ginger
1/4 lime juice

1. If you are using desiccated coconut then add 1 tblsp water, mix it and put in microwave for 40 seconds.
2. Combine all ingredients minus the lime in a  grinder and grind
3. Add lime juice and serve

*To extract milk and/or grate a coconut see: http://www.vegrecipesofindia.com/how-to-make-coconut-milk/

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3 thoughts on “Coconut milk rice and chutney

  1. Yum!! 🙂 My mum makes “savoury pongal” and chutney for new year with some vegetarian seeni sambol 🙂 now my mouth is watering!! 🙂

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