Coconut Milk Rice


  • Rice – 3 cups
  • Coconut milk – 1 1/2 cup
  • Water -4 1/2 cups
  • Cinnamon – 3 cm size
  • Clove – 1
  • Cardamom – 1
  • Onion – 3
  • Ginger, Garlic paste – 1 1/2 tsp
  • Tomato – 3
  • Mint – pudina leaves chopped and mixed – 3/4 cup
  • Green chilli – 3
  • Chilli powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 3 pinches
  • Curd – 1/2 cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Ghee for frying


  1. Heat ghee in a vessel.
  2. Add cinnamon,clove and cardamom and fry for few seconds.
  3. Add chopped onion and curry leaves. Fry till onion turns golden brown.
  4. Add ginger-garlic paste and fry till the paste becomes light brown in colour.
  5. Add tomato and fry for some time till it is cooked.
  6. Add chopped mint & coriander leaves, Green chilli, Turmeric Powder and chilli powder. Fry for few minutes.
  7. Add curd and fry well till no moisture is there in the mixture. The fried masala should be very thick.
  8. Put the washed rice in the electric cooker pan.
  9. Add Coconut milk, water, salt and the fried masala to it.
  10. Switch on the cooker and this recipe will be ready in few minutes.

This will taste very good with raita. Try it once and you will really love it.


    1. The raw smell of ginger-garlic will go when fried till light brown. If not fried properly the raw smell will spoil the dish.
    2. See to that after adding chilli powder, it doesn’t become black. Add other ingredients before chilli powder turns black.
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