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Thursday, January 22, 2009

Coconut Rice

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Coconut Rice
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.


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  2. I've never thought to make coconut rice at home and am now convinced after looking at your photo. The ingredients are so simple and it doesn't look like it would take much more time than the usual rice. Thanks for the great idea!

  3. it's delicious. the recipe is for white rice of course, but what a treat it is