Cooked rice – 1 cup
Grated coconut – 3/4 cup
Oil – 1 tbsp
Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
Channa dal – 1 tbsp
Urad dal – 1 tbsp
Cashew nuts – 6-8
Red chillies – 2
Green chillies – 2 (optional)
Curry leaves – 1 sprig
Asafoetida – a pinch
. Heat oil in a pan and pop the mustard seeds.
. Next add the channa dal, urad dal, cashew nuts and fry for few minutes on low flame till it turns golden brown.
. Add the chillies, curry leaves and asafoetida.
. Now add the grated coconut and roast for few minutes till it gets dry and starts getting a slight color change. Do not let it change color completely.
. Add required salt and the cooked rice. Stir fry till everything gets mixed well and switch off.
. Coconut Rice is ready to be served.