Coconut Rice: Tropical Bliss in Every Grain

Dish recipes: Coconut Rice

Indulge in the exotic flavors of the tropics with Coconut Rice, a dish that transforms ordinary rice into a rich and fragrant delight. This simple yet satisfying recipe brings the taste of paradise to your table.


2 cups (400g) Basmati Rice

1 can (400ml) Coconut Milk

1 cup (240ml) Water

2 tbsp Coconut Oil

1 tsp Salt

1 cup (150g) Fresh Grated Coconut (optional for garnish)

Cilantro, chopped (for garnish)


Rinse and Soak Rice:

Wash basmati rice under cold water until the water runs clear. Soak rice in water for 30 minutes.

Cook Rice:

In a pot, combine soaked rice, coconut milk, water, coconut oil, and salt. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat, cover, and simmer until the rice is tender and has absorbed the liquid.

Fluff and Garnish:

Once cooked, fluff the rice with a fork. Garnish with fresh grated coconut and chopped cilantro for an extra burst of flavor.


Serve Coconut Rice as a delightful side dish to complement your favorite tropical-inspired main courses or enjoy it on its own for a taste of paradise.

Coconut Rice is more than a side dish; it's a tropical escape on your plate. Elevate your dining experience with this fragrant and flavorful recipe that transports you to the sunny shores of the tropics.