Indian Coconut Rice Pilaf
Yield: 1 Servings
2 c Long grain rice 2 c Coconut milk 1 ts Grated fresh ginger 4 tb Oil 1 1/2 ts Black mustard seed 8 Dried red chillies 1/3 c Sesame seeds 1 c Flaked fresh coconut Salt directions (From Julie Sahni's Classic Indian Vegetarian cookbook) soak 2c long grain rice in water, meanwhile boil 2c coconut milk + 1.5c water + 1t grated fresh ginger Drain and add the rice, bring to a boil again, cover, turn off heat. In separate pan, fry 4T oil + 1.5t mustard seeds until they pop add 8 chopped dried red chillies, brown add 1/3c sesame seeds and brown lightly. Pour the flavored oil + 1 - 1.5t salt over rice, toss in 1c flaked fresh coconut (or dried unsweetened that's been soaked).