A simple recipe you can have with a side of raita or even a curry. 

Just remember Coconut is a fat, so try to reduce the fats in the remaining meal. 

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  • 2 tbsp of ghee/oil
  • 1 cup rice (wash and soak for 1/2 hr minimum)
  • 1 cup thick coconut milk (can use pkt)
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 2 green cardamom
  • 2" pc cinnamon stick
  • 3 cloves
  • 1 bay leaf (optional)
  • 2 tomatoes cut in 4
  • 1 tbsp of curry patta leaves
  • 1 big onion sliced
  • 2 onions cut into 4
  • 2-3 green chillies chopped (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp of turmeric powder
  • Salt according to taste.

Method :

  • Wash rice and let it soak for a minimum of 1/2 n hour.
  • In a cooker, add the ghee/oil ,let it become warm .
  • Then add the mustard seeds ,cardamom, clove and cinnamon stick.
  • Let the mustard seeds splutter.
  • Then add the cut tomatoes and stir for few minutes.
  • Do not cook the tomatoes completely.
  • Should be just soft .
  • At this point can add 1 bay leaf (optional)
  • Then add the curry patta and stir for few minutes.
  • Add the sliced onions and saute till a little translucent .
  • Add the chopped green chillies (optional)
  • Stir for few seconds then add the cut onions .
  • Stir gently till onions become slightly soft .
  • Onions should be intact ,do not open .
  • (Can use pearl onions)
  • Then add rice and mix gently.
  • Stir for a few minutes.
  • Add salt according to taste. Stir .
  • Add turmeric more and mix .
  • Add coconut milk.
  • Mix gently .
  • Cooker for 1 whistle, remove from flame.
  • Let cooker open naturally.
  • When open gently stir the rice .
  • Let it rest in cooker for sometime before taking out .
  • Done 
  • Can have plain with salad /raita/chicken masala.

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