Malabar Coconut Rice / Thenga Choru – With Video

Malabar coconut rice

Ingredients (Serves 4 – 5)

Jeerakashala rice / kaima rice / matta ari – 1 cup, rinsed well

Grated coconut – 3/4 cup

Fenugreek seeds / uluva – 1/2 tsp

Shallots – 5, roughly chopped

Green chilies – 2 – 3, chopped

Curry leaves – A few, torn

Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp (optional)

Salt – To taste

Coconut oil – 2 tsp

Water – 2 cups (If you are using matta rice, use 2.5 cups of water)

Method

Add all the above ingredients in a pressure cooker. Pressure cook for 1 whistle (3 whistles for matta rice). Set aside for 10 – 15 minutes or until pressure releases. Open the lid, mix gently and serve hot with beef roast, chicken roast or any spicy dish of your choice.

Malabar Coconut Rice / Thenga Choru

Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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