Friday, November 21, 2014

Coconut Shrimp Rice

Coconut Shrimp Rice

Coconut shrimp rice is simple and flavorful one pot dish. This rice cooked in coconut milk. It  is aromatic with coconut, spices, shrimp. Toasted shredded coconut used for garnish gives it a unique flavor and taste. This can be paired with spicy curries or with raita and papad. Try this simple rice dish,you will surely love it.

1)For the rice

Basmathi rice -1 1/2 cup
Cloves- 3
Cinnamon stick- 2 peices
Cardamon- 2
Coconut milk thick- 1/2 cup
water- 2 1/2 cup
salt to taste

2)For the masala
Shrimp- 1/2 pound
Shredded carrot- 1/2 cup
Grated coconut- 1/2 cup
Onion- 1 medium
Ginger chopped- 1 tbs
Garlic- 3 cloves
Green chilly- 3 slit
Curry leaves- a few
Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
Garam masala- 1/ 2 tsp
Lemon juice- 1 medium
(or you can use one tomato instead)
Ghee - 1 tsp
 oil and salt to taste

Wash rice nicely and add all ingredients listed under( 1) rice and cook in a low medium flame. Once cooked fluff with a fork and allow to cool down.
Heat ghee and a little oil in a pan. Add the coconut and toast till it is golden brown. Keep aside two tsp of coconut for final garnish. Into the remaining add onions, ginger, garlic, green chilly and curry leaves,salt and saute till golden brown. Saute by adding turmeric powder, garam masala and the shrimp.After two minutes add shredded carrots and continue stir frying for 3-4 minutes till the shrimp gets cooked.Mix in the rice and lemon juice. Garnish with toasted coconut, pomegranates or raisins.

Try this
Hope you will all enjoy!


  1. Coconut shrimp rice looks Delicious.

  2. Rich one Suja.Especially loved the garnish,

  3. Nice one pot dish...always a welcome for the appetite.

  4. looks easy and great for weekend lunch,adipoli with coconut flavor :)

  5. I really like shrimp rice and with coconut milk even more flavourful....that topping with pomegranate seeds, is looking delicious..Hugs


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