Coriander Coconut Rice


  • 2 cups coriander leaves
  • ¼ cup fresh coconut
  • 3 green chillies
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 tsp. cumin seeds
  • 2 tbsp. oil
  • 3 tbsp. raw peanuts
  • 6 cashews
  • 1 tbsp. roasted chana dal
  • 1 tbsp. urad dal
  • 1 tsp. mustard seeds
  • 10-12 curry leaves
  • 1 dried red chilli
  • 3 tbsp. tamarind pulp
  • 1 big bowl boiled rice
  • salt to taste

Note– Please read recipe notes in the end.

Main Equipment Used

Steps In Making

  1. To make the green masala in a mixer grinder add fresh coriander, coconut, green chillies, ginger, garlic, cumin seeds and some water. Grind till it forms smooth.
  2. To prepare the rice, heat oil in a pan.
  3. Now add raw peanuts and cashews and roast them for 2 minutes.
  4. Further add roasted chana dal, urad dal, mustard seeds and dried red chilli. Sauté for a minute or until the dal turns golden brown.
  5. Now add curry leaves, dried red chilli and tamarind pulp and cook for a minute.
  6. Finally add boiled rice, salt and mix till everything is well combined. Let it cook for a minute on low to medium heat.
  7. Serve hot.

Recipe Notes

  • Do not skip the roasted chana dal and urad dal as they add great flavour to this lemon rice.
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