Jan 9, 2009

KOBBARI ANNAM (coconut milk rice)

This rice is a very good choice for lunch box and go very well with any kurma
Basmathi rice --- 1 cup
Aloo(potato) --- 1 medium cut in to cubes
coconut milk --- 1 cup (thick)
ghee --- 1 tab sp
Cashew muts -- 1 tab sp (broken)
cinamon ---- 1 inch piecs 3no.
cloves --- 4-5
Cardamom -- 4
Onion --- 1 small sliced(If you add a lot of onions to this rice then coconut flavor will disappear so very small onion is enough for this)
green chilies --- 4 cut in to small pieces
ginger garlic paste --- 1 tea sp(freshly grounded will give a better aroma)
Salt to taste
Water ----1 cup
Wash rice and add 1 cup water and soak for 10 min.
Heat ghee in a pressure coker add cloves,cinamon,cardamom and let them popup then add cashew nuts, sliced onion and green chilis and fry till onion become soft.
now add potato cubes and let them cook for2 min and add ginger garlic paste and mix well
Then add coconut milk and rice with water,and salt to taste and cover with lid and cook for 2 whistles, switch off the heat and let it cool, then open the lid and mix once and serve.
Serve with ulli perugu pachadi(onion raita) and any kurma

Dont add any vegetables to this rice that will change the color and flavor
we enjoy this with Aloosubji and ulliperugu poachadi
enjoy your meal


lubnakarim06 said...

Wow yummy for tummy recipe. Adding aloo is a yummy twist to the recipe.

Lakshmi said...

we make ghee rice in a slightly similar way. Good One.

Premyscakes said...

looks cool. I do also the same way.

Sharmi said...

I love to make this. never tried with basmati. looks so good!

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Pavithra Kodical said...

Look delicious..Using coconut milk is new to me..

Shama Nagarajan said...

coconut rice with potato...delicious...do check my handicrafts blog...join in the event...pass ur suggestions

CurryLeaf said...

Yummy and delicious.adding extra veggies may be healthy,but definitely change the flavour.Perfect recipe .I love dishes with potato.

Indian Khana said...

Looks delicious ...gud post

Deepthi Shankar said...

coconut milk is soo rich, I love the flavor

Vanamala Hebbar said...

quite simple dish...nice one

Cham said...

I make often with kurma.

Anonymous said...

delecious coconut rice rekha , yummy

Mahimaa's kitchen said...

coconut milk rice is defntly yummy. no doubt about it. pic looks inviting.

Uma said...

mmm. kobbari annam noru vuristondi Rekha! Yesterday I wanted to make it but somehow couldn't! your plate of coconut rice is tempting me to make it soon :) I don't add coconut milk in this, just plain grated coconut.

Anonymous said...

I have never added aloo or nuts in coconut milk... this sounds so good.. that the i make seems soo bland.

Unknown said...

I make this once in a while..love it..looks nice,..