Malabar Thenga Choru ~ Malabar Coconut Rice
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Serves: 3-4
  • 2 cups Palakkadan Matta rice (brown rice - can use US parboiled also) - washed
  • 1 tbsp fenugreek seeds
  • 1 cup grated coconut
  • 8 shallots, coarsely chopped
  • 2 green chillies, chopped
  • 2 sprigs curry leaves
  • 4 cups water
  • Salt to taste
  • A drizzle of coconut oil (optional)
  1. Add all the ingredients into a pressure cooker and mix well.
  2. Pressure cook on medium flame for one whistle and then leave it on low flame for 10 minutes. Switch off and allow the pressure to go by itself.
  3. Serve warm with any non-veg curry!
Recipe by The Big Sweet Tooth at