Coconut Milk Rice Recipe: Try This South Indian Dish To Satisfy Your Comfort Food Cravings

When we talk about comfort food, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Is it curd rice, khichdi, rajma chawal or lemon rice? If you’re a foodie like us, then these dishes just might be your go-to indulgence whenever you want to crave comfort food! The reason we love to eat comfort foods is because they taste great, they’re healthy, and they’re super easy to make. If you are looking for such delicious recipes, we have found one that you will definitely enjoy: rice pudding with coconut milk. This South Indian delicacy offers the best flavors of coconut with the comfort of rice.

We’ve all heard of coconut rice, right? Well, coconut milk is a bit like that but creamier and richer. In coconut rice, you just mix rice and coconut flakes into a tasty tadka. However, coconut milk rice is cooked by preparing a savory takda and cooking the plain rice in coconut milk, infusing the rice with the earthy essence of the coconut. The porridge-like texture of this dish makes it a counterpart to comfort foods like curd rice and khichdi. Some people also know this dish as coconut milk pulao. This dish is also vegan as it uses plant-based coconut milk.

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Coconut Rice Recipe: How to Make Coconut Rice

This comforting rice dish is prepared in a pressure cooker. Start by heating the oil in a pressure cooker and whole spices. Add the ginger and garlic paste and fry until it releases the aroma. Then add the green chillies and mix well. At this point you can also add vegetables like carrots and peas. You can also skip this. Pour the coconut milk, water and rice. Mix well. Close the pressure cooker and cook it for a whistle. The rice pudding is ready!

Click here for the step-by-step recipe for coconut milk rice.

You can enjoy this rice dish with papadam and pickles for a simple meal or you can spice it up by serving it with a healthy curry of your choice.

Sounds easy, right? ! Prepare this rice pudding at home and surprise your family with your cooking skills. Tell us in the comments section below how you liked it.

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