Rice is an important constituent of Tamil cuisine, there are a variety of rice preparations, and food items of rice are available for all the meals of the day.Coconut rice is good in taste.If garnished with roasted Cashewnut it gives Rich look.In Tamil nadu for VALAIKAPPU (baby shower) people prepare many variety rices.The very common are Lemon rice,Tamaring rice and coconut rice.


1. Rice-1cup

2. Grated Coconut-1cup

3. Channa dhal and Urudal - 1 tsp each

4. Mustard - 1tsp

5. Onion- 1

6. Green Chillie - 5

7. Oil - 1 tbsp salt

8.Curry leaves as needed


1. Cook rice and allow it to cool.

2. In a pan pour oil and saute mustard.

3. After the mustard gets split add curry leaves and dals and fry it will till dals become brown

4 . Add chopped onion and chilli fry for few mins.Then add the grated coconut and fry for 5 mins.

5.Finally add cooked rice and leave in low flame for 5 minutes


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