Coconut milk rice | How to make coconut milk rice | Kobbari annam


Coconut milk rice | Kobbari annam

Coconut milk rice is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Coconut milk rice in your kitchen. This recipe requires 10 min for preparation and 15 min to cook. The Coconut milk rice by parveen has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Coconut milk rice at home without any difficulty. Coconut milk rice is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Coconut milk rice would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Coconut milk rice this weekend. Share your Coconut milk rice cooking experience on the indianhealthyrecipe platform. You can also use the “What’s cooking” feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like parveen for inputs. In case you have any queries for Coconut milk rice you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the parveen. You can also rate the Coconut milk rice and give feedback.
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Ingredients (240 ml cup used)

  • 2 cups rice
  • 1 cup chopped coconut pieces (or store bought coconut milk )
  • 2 ½ cups Water (adjust as needed, you can use 1/4 cup more)
  • 1 ½ ginger paste or crushed
  • 2 green chili slit
  • Fistful of chopped carrots
  • Fistful of frozen or fresh green peas
  • 2 tbsp. oil, Ghee or butter
  • Salt as needed

Spices or 1 sprig curry leaves and 1/2 tsp jeera

  • 1 bay leaf
  • 4 cardamoms
  • 6 cloves
  • 2 inch cinnamon stick
  • Few pepper corn
  • ½ tsp cumin / jeera

optional for garnish

  • Few cashews
  • Few tbsp. Grated coconut

How to make the recipe


  1. Wash and soak rice for at least 10 to 15 minutes.
  2. Keep aside one to 2 tbsp. Of scraped coconut. Blend chopped coconut pieces with 1 cup water. Filter to extract the milk and Mix with the rest of the water. i.e. 1 ½ cup water. Store bought milk can also be used.
  3. Add ghee to a pan or pot, fry the grated coconut till it turns slightly brown. Add cashews and fry. Set these aside. This step is optional.

Making coconut milk rice

  1. To the same pan, add spices and fry till they turn fragrant. Add ginger paste and fry until it smells fragrant. Add slit green chili, chopped vegetables and fry to remove the raw smells. One to two minutes would be enough
  2. Add the milk along with the water (if you haven’t mixed with 1 ½ cup water) and add salt
  3. When the milk begins to boil, add rice and stir
  4. Cook till the rice is fully cooked. Cover and cook on a medium flame. Little water can be sprinkled if rice is still not cooked well.
  5. Garnish coconut milk rice with roasted coconut and cashews.

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