Coconut Rice




Coconut Rice is one of the most popular food items in Kanyakumari. It is in fact the most preferred one, since coconuts are cultivated over here at a large number. There are several ingredients that are used to prepare this dish. Almost all those ingredients remain available in the Kanyakumari markets throughout the year so people don't face any difficulty to make Coconut Rice. The ingredients are as follows:

  • Rice
  • Coconut
  • Mustard seeds
  • Green chilies
  • Cashew nut
  • Bengal Gram
  • Red chilies
  • Salt
  • Water
  • Oil
The procedure that is needed to be followed while preparing Coco Rice is mentioned in the paragraph below.

First wash and soak the adequate amount of rice. Then add salt to it and give heat to the soaked rice by pouring it into the boiling water. Thereafter grate the coconut and heat the Oil and fried cashew nut. The ingredients of Coconut Rice of Kanyakumari also include grams and spices that need to be fried. Finally all are mixed together to the rice and is served hot.

Since a long time Coconut Rice is considered to be an integral part of the Kanyakumari diet. It is less spicy and easily digestible. The ingredients are also highly available and the procedure adopted to prepare this rice is simple. So, don't waste any more time to prepare and have it. It is delicious as well as less time consuming and this is probably the reason of its increasing popularity among the Kanyakumari people. Coconut Rice is indeed the perfect dish for the health conscious people.

Last Updated on 08/17/2011