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Coconut Rice

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By cash
Member since 2014

Serves 8 | Prep Time 20 | Cook Time


2 Cups basmati rice
4 Cups coconut milk
4 Scallions
11/2 inch piece of ginger, slivered
Juice of half a lemon
2 Tablespoons coconut oil
Salt to taste

Dice scallions. Wash and clean two cups of rice and leave it on a strainer. Pour 2 cups minus 2 tablespoon of water into 2 cups of coconut milk, stir and keep aside. Heat a pressure cooker with coconut oil. Add in the white part of the scallions or green onions. Simmer 3 minutes. Add ginger. Pour in the coconut milk, 4 cups minus 2 tablespoons, add the salt. Stir, and put the flame on high and allow it to boil. Add lemon juice, strained basmati rice, mix well and check salt. Turn the flame on high and close the cooker with its lid. Once steam comes out, simmer the for exactly 7 minutes and then switch off the heat, leave the cooker untouched for another 15 minutes. Meanwhile, chop up the green part of the scallions/green onion. Open the cooker after 15 minutes and sprinkle the on the scallions.

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Coconut Rice makes a deliciously easy side dish that can be served with a variety of Thai and Indian dishes such as curries, stir-fried vegetables, plus fish and seafood.

$$$Cost per Serving: $0.60, Recipe cost $4.78

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