Coconut rice

Recipe from Just Cooking in association with Fresh Living


Just Cooking

BBC Lifestyle


• 1½ cups (375ml) basmati rice
• 1 can (400ml) coconut milk
• Water
• 4 cardamom pods, crushed
• 1 sprig curry leaves
• Salt
• ½ cup (125ml) coconut shavings, toasted

Preparation method

  1. Rinse rice well. Place in pot with coconut milk and enough water to reach about 3cm above rice.
  2. Add a shake or two of salt, cardamom and curry leaves.
  3. Bring to the boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer until tender.
  4. Remove curry leaves and pods.
  5. Toss through coconut shavings, and serve.