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Kerala Thengai Saadham

Kerala Thengai Saadham is a coconut flavored rice of south India. The rice is also a traditional Tamil Nadu style of rice food for lunch.

  • 2 cups of Kohinoor Basmati Rice
  • 1 cup grated coconut
  • 2 tbsp cashew nuts
  • 1/2 tsp ginger paste
  • 1 tsp ghee
  • 3/4 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp sprit urad dal
  • 2 pcs. dry red chillies
  • 1 pinch asafetida
  • 1 stalk curry leaves
  • 1 tsp oil
  • Cook the rice in 5 cups of water until each grain of the rice is separate.
  • Cut the cashew nuts into half pieces and fry it in ghee until its golden in colour.  Keep it aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan and splutter the mustard seeds.
  • Now add the curry leaves and asafoetida powder.
  • Add the black gram and dry red chilies  (halved) and fry until its golden in colour.
  • Now add the grated coconut and the ginger paste Into the above mixture and stir until the coconut becomes slightly brown.
  • Add the salt and remove from the heat.
  • Mix the above mixture with the cooked rice and add fried cashew nuts into it.
  • 'Thengai Saadharn is ready to serve.

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