Coconut rice tastes and smells deliciously different, the presence of coconut milk makes coconut rice a delicious delicacy you would love to eat and should know how to prepare. It’s a perfect meal most times to prepared at home or buy at a good fast food centres, hotels, restaurants and even opt for at occasions, especially when you’re in need of a good substitute for white rice.
Depending on how large you want to prepare, for 6 cups of rice: use 8 pieces cooked beef, 1 and half cups shrimps, 3 small size fresh tomatoes, 6 small size fresh pepper, 1 medium size onion, four garnishing carrots, four garnishing green pepper or peas, 5 teacups coconut milk, seasoning like 2 maggi cubes, 1 liter of water and salt to taste.
METHOD OF COOKING
Boil the coconut milk for about 10 mins, add the cooked beef, cleaned shrimps and maggi cubes, then add chopped tomatoes, onions , salt and pepper to taste.
Parboil the rice and add to the boiling coconut milk , cook rice till is soften for 40 minutes , reduce heat and simmer till the liquid dried up.
Garnish very well with carrots, green pepper or peas, then serve hot, more also, you can dress it on your dish with some sliced cucumber, boiled eggs and cooked beans.
The rice is rich in carbohydrate, starch and fibre whereas coconut is very rich in fibre amongst other, it is very good in aiding the body system to digest foods prospering. It is advisable that persons on drugs, should avoid coconut because it is a natural neutraliser that may affect the efficacy of the drugs.