Narali Bhat | How to Make Narali Bhat | Indian Coconut Rice Recipe

Coconut Rice|Narali Bhat

Narali Bhat

Narali Bhat

 

This Narali Bhat recipe is a simple recipe made with coconut, jaggery and rice, garnished with cashew nuts, raisins, saffron and almonds. This traditional Maharashtrian recipe is very filling, fragrant and tasty. This rice specially makes on Narali Purnima in most of the maharashtrian families.Coconut has numerous benefits for skin, hair and health, making this coconut rice a very healthy recipe. This Coconut Rice recipe is fit for childrens as well as the elderly. This rice dish has the nutty flavor and amazing texture coconut brings along. The crunchy nuts added to this dish is the icing on the cake.

So let’s get started with this Coconut Rice;

If You are looking for more sweet coconut recipes  then don’t forget to check out these: Ukadiche Modak,  Neveri 

 

Preparation Time : 15 Minutes

Cooking Time: 30 Minutes  

Total Time: 45 Minutes.

 Serves for 3.

 

Ingredients:

1) 1Cup Rice

2) 2 cup water

3) 4 table spoon ghee

4) ½ tsp cardamom powder

5) 3-4 cloves

6) 2 and ½ cup jaggery

7) 2 cup grated coconut

8) 10-12 cashew nuts

910-12 Raisins

10) 4-5 Almonds

11) Saffron (optional)

 

Method:

 

Wash and drain rice. Keep aside for 30 minutes.

Heat 2  tsp ghee into a pan.

Add clove and fry it. Add washed rice and sauté for 2-3 minutes on medium low heat.

In-between boil 2 cup water.

Add hot water on rice. Cover and cook the rice. Once rice is cooked spread it to cool down.

Mix the coconut and jaggery in a bowl. Add rice to coconut and jiggery mixture. Mix very gently.

Heat a deep heavy bottom pan. Add ghee to it. Fry cashew nuts and raisins. Remove from ghee and keep aside.

Turn the heat to low medium add coconut jiggery and rice mixture. Also add cardamom powder.

Cover with lid and cook for  15 minutes.

Stir occasionally. Cook the rice uncovered during last few minutes.

Once rice become dry add fried cashew nuts and raisins.

Add saffron, little ghee and almonds slices while serving during last few minutes.

 

How to prepare Narali Bhat Step By Step With images:

 

1) Wash and drain rice. Keep aside for 30 minutes.

 

Rice

Rice

2) Heat 2  tsp ghee into a pan. Add clove and fry it.

 

Narali bhat

Narali bhat

3) Add washed rice and sauté for 2-3 minutes on medium low heat.In-between boil 2 cup water.

 

Narali bhat

Narali bhat

 

4) Add hot water on rice. Cover and cook the rice. Once rice is cooked spread it to cool down.

 

Narali bhat

Narali bhat

 

5) Mix the coconut and jaggery in a bowl. Add rice to coconut and jiggery mixture. Mix very gently.

 

Coconut Jaggery Mixture

Coconut Jaggery Mixture

 

Coconut Jaggery rice mixture

Coconut Jaggery rice mixture

 

6) Heat a deep heavy bottom pan. Add ghee to it. Fry cashew nuts and raisins. Remove from ghee and keep aside.

 

Dryfruits

Dryfruits

 

7) Turn the heat to low medium add coconut jiggery and rice mixture. Also add cardamom powder.

 

Narali bhat

Narali bhat

 

Narali bhat

Narali bhat

 

8) Cover with lid and cook for  15 minutes.

 

Narali bhat

Narali bhat

 

9) Stir occasionally. Cook the rice uncovered during last few minutes.Once rice become dry add fried cashew nuts and raisins.

 

Coconut Rice

Coconut Rice

 

10) Add saffron, little ghee and almonds slices while serving during last few minutes.

 

Sffron

Saffron

 

Coconut Rice

Coconut Rice

 

Narali Bhat

Narali Bhat

 

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