Thursday, January 22, 2009
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1/4 cup unsweetened flaked coconut
2/3 cup unsweetened coconut milk
1 1/3 cup water
1 cup long grain rice
1 tbsp minced ginger
1/2 tsp salt
combine coconut milk, water, rice, ginger and salt in a 2 quart pot. Bring to boil. reduce heat and simmer uncovered, until craters form on the surface of the rice, about 6 to 8 minutes. reduce heat to low, cover, and cook undisturbed for 10 minutes (until water is absorbed)
in the meantime, place the coconut in a small frying pan over med. heat, cook, stirring often until lightly toasted. remove from heat .
when the rice is done, fluff with a fork and sprinkle with the toasted coconut
add a tablespoon of brown rice syrup to sweeten if you like for a snack.