Narali Bhat Recipe - Sweet Coconut Rice Green Tomato Chutney - Raw Tomato Chutney Indian
Recipe type: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
  • Basmati rice – 1 cup (200 grams)
  • Fresh coconut – 1 cup (grated) (100 grams)
  • Jaggery – 1 cup (200 grams)
  • Ghee – 2 to 4 tbsp
  • Almonds – 6 to 7
  • Cashews – 8 to 10
  • Raisins – 2 tbsp
  • Green cardamom – 4 to 5
  • Clove – 4
  • Cinnamon stick – 1 inch long piece
  1. Rinse the rice thoroughly and soak in water for half an hour.
  2. Chop cashew and almonds. Remove stalk from the raisins
  3. Peel and crush green cardamom in a mortar and pestle to make powder.
  4. Add 2 tsp ghee in a microwave safe bowl and microwave for a minute.
  5. Then add cinnamon, 4 cloves and place it in the microwave for 1 more minute.
  6. Now add rice and 2 cups of water to the bowl. Cover the bowl and put it in the microwave for 8 minutes on highest temperature.
  7. Take out the rice bowl. Rice are cooked partially, keep them aside for 15 minutes as standing time.
  8. After 15 minutes rice is cooled down. Stir a little.
  9. Heat 2 to 3 tbsp ghee in a wok and add almonds, cashews and raisins into it.
  10. Then add grated coconut and crushed jaggery as well and let it simmer till the jaggery dissolves completely.
  11. To it add cooked rice and stir well. Cover and let it cook for 20 minutes. Keep the flame low.
  12. Now add cardamom powder to the rice. Narali bhat is ready. Transfer it to a serving bowl.
  13. Garnish this lip smacking narali bhat with some chopped almonds and cashews and relish eating warm.
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