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Sunday, March 7, 2010

COCONUT RICE | THENGAI SADAM

COCONUT RICE | THENGAI SADAM
Coconut rice , a traditional recipe which can be prepared in few mins and also with very few ingredients.My mom used to prepare variety of rices, for lunch but I don't get the time to prepare all of them.Here comes a simple coconut rice.


For this recipe you need

1 cup of rice
1 cup of grated coconut.

For seasoning

1 tsp. of mustard and urad dhal
1tsp. of channa dal
2 -3 green chillies
1/2 cup of roasted Peanuts
A sprig of curry leaves

Preparation

Cook the rice and keep it aside to cool.

Heat oil in a pan, Add the mustard seeds, when they stop spluttering add the urad dhal and curry leaves.

Split and add the green chillies and saute it until you get a rich fragrance.

Add the channa dal  and fry until it turns golden brown . Add the roasted peanut , saute for a min.

Now add the grated coconut along with salt. And mix it gently in a low flame.

Remove the mixture from the stove , add the rice  and mix well.

Coconut rice/ Thengai Sadam is ready to be served.......



Serve it hot with Potato curry ,Raw Banana(vazhakkai) curry or potato chips and enjoy :)

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35 comments:

Gita said...

Hi Aruna...thengai sadam is my favorite too...yours looks so good :)

Malar Gandhi said...

Such a aromatic thengai saadham, miss it...its so hard to find fresh coconuts here:(

Ms.Chitchat said...

Nice thenga sadham. This is a quick to make dish and urs have come out very well.

TREAT AND TRICK said...

Great presentation, love this sadam, thanks for sharing....

Fathima said...

yummy looking coconut rice... have never added peanuts myself when making this... am sure that would add a crunchiness to the dish...

Jagruti said...

Hey Aruna
Coconut rice looks delicious and tasty!! looks so good...

AshKuku said...

That is one yummy prep... & I am just longing to taste a spoon.....


Ash....
(http://asha-oceanichope.blogspot.com/)

simply.food said...

Simple but looks delicious.Love the addition of peanuts.

Vrinda said...

Yummy and tempting rice...

Priya said...

My favourite rice, just love simply with papads..

Rachana Kothari said...

delicious rice... great presentation too:)

women-wisdom.com said...

Attractive presentation. Easy and fast to cook. Like it

Nostalgia said...

Fantastic! that looks great.

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

excellent rice...my favorite too...good job...

Sook said...

I love coconut anything! coconut rice sounds delicious!

Tina said...

Yummy and delicious rice...

Padhu said...

I like your new template .Very nice.Coconut rice is my favourite.
I have posted your award with a link to your page only now .Sorry for the delay

Akal's Saappadu said...

thengai saadham looks too good and delicious!!!

Radhika said...

love the rice and the click toooo..

RAKS KITCHEN said...

Not fair to tempt with my favorite variety rice that too the last line is a teaser :( :(

Looks nice aruna!

Sushma Mallya said...

Simple and delicious,love coconut rice but i do it in a different way..will surely try your version too next time

Sailaja Damodaran said...

Love any variety rice..........

Simply Life said...

oh that rice looks great!

Pam said...

Your dish looks delish and nice blog you have!

Congrats on the foodie blogroll!

Enjoy!

Sarah Naveen said...

Yummy coconut rice..such a comfort food :)

Nithu Bala said...

Dear Aruna, Thengai sadam looks too yummy..

Do send in your entries for my event..

uma said...

Hi Aruna,
first time to ur blog.. coconut rice is new for me.. looks delicious!
Happy Woman's Day!

Siddhi S said...

wow aruna coconut rice looks very tempting...lovely recipe

Chethan Manja said...

This is my first over,must say u have an awesome space...Nice collection of recipes...
Coconut sounds simple yet awesome...

Uma said...

looks so good. Yum!!

Umm Razeen said...

Hi Aruna! thanks for your encouragement. Thengai Sadam is always my favorite and your recipe makes me want to finish it now itself

meeso said...

Yum, I bet this rice smells amazing!

PranisKitchen said...

It looks so inviting...i have to try this recipe...

Maadhuri B said...

Been searching for this recipe...thank god at last find it in your blog...thanks a million...love to prepare it....

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