Instant Pot Series | Coconut Rice

( How to prepare Sweet Coconut Rice in Instant Pot / #नारळीभात / #Rakshabandhan / #NarliPournima / #ShravaniPournima Special Coconut Rice )

Hello Everyone,
        Traditionally sweet coconut rice prepared with Basmati Rice, Jaggery and Coconut Milk widely in Maharashtra on the occasion of Narali Pournima or Shravani Pournima. This नारळी

भात or sweet coconut rice taste amazing. So, try this super easy, sweet, aromatic and creamy coconut flavor Instant Pot Sweet Coconut Rice recipe. This is perfect, awesome sweet rice recipe, because of it is simple and easy to make and is irresistibly sweet and aromatic. I am sure your taste buds will be surprised by the sweet and creamy flavor of this coconut rice. So give it a try!

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Preparation Time : 15 Minutes ; Cooking Time : 25 Minutes.

*Each serving carries 269.4 kcal.

Ingredients :
  1. Basmati Rice 1 cup
  2. Coconut Milk ½  cup
  3. Jaggery ½ cup
  4. Salt ¼ tsp
  5. Water 1 cup
  6. Ghee / Coconut oil 2 tbsp
  7. Saffron strands 5 to 6 numbers + warm milk 1 tbsp
  8. Cinnamon stick 1 inch
  9. Cloves 2 to 3 pods
  10. Cardamom 2 to 3 pods
  11. Shredded fresh coconut 1 tsp
  12. Cashew nuts, 15 g
  13. Pistachios, sliced
  14. Almonds, sliced
  15. Raisins, 15 g

Recipe :
  1. Wash rice under tap water until clear and soak rice in water for about 30 minutes.
  2. Turn on instant pot to saute mode and add 2 tbsp of ghee or coconut oil.
  3. Add cashews and cook for a minute or till they turn brown. Take them out after cooked well.
  4. Add cinnamon stick, cloves, cardamom pods and cook till release the aroma from it.
  5. Now, drain soaked rice and add to the Instant Pot and toast for a minute and keep stirring continuously.
  6. Add ½ cup of coconut milk and 1 cup of water, ½ tsp salt and mix all well. Close Instant Pot with the pressure valve to sealing.
  7. Cook on -
  • Pressure Cooking Method : High Pressure manual for 6 minutes and
  • Pressure Release Method : 5 minutes natural pressure release.
     8)  Now open the lid of Instant Pot, add jaggery, raisins, and saffron milk and mix all well.
     9)  Here, set Instant Pot to saute mode, cook for another 5    minutes.
    10)  Here, aromatic, sweet coconut rice is ready to serve. Garnish with pistachios and almonds. Enjoy!!!

Dietary Comments :
Based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Per serving contains 269.4 calories, along with carbohydrates - 39.67 g, fats - 7.65 g, proteins - 4.64 g.  

Health Benefits Of :
Rice :
  • Rice is gluten free food, which makes it one of the best non-allergic foods. Rice contains Vitamin B, D, calcium, fiber, iron, and a variety of minerals that are essential for our bodies.
  • Heart : Bran oil made from rice contains powerful antioxidants that can aid in making our heart more resistant to heart-related diseases.  Rice also helps to lower cholesterol levels, as it does not contain bad cholesterol, making your heart even healthier.
  • Rice contains a lot of carbohydrates that give our bodies the energy we need.
  • It is safe to say that rice is also good for maintaining or reaching your ideal body weight. Rice is the perfect food to help you with this, so you should include it in your well-balanced diet without any doubts.
Jaggery :
  • Digestion - It helps to prevent constipation, by activating digestive enzymes, which helps in digestion of food.
  • It helps to flush out toxins from body, it acts like a detox.
  • Boost Immunity - It is loaded with antioxidant and minerals which helps to protect against infection.
  • Purifies blood - benefits of jaggery is its ability to purify the blood. When consumed on a regular basis and in limited quantities, it cleanses the blood, leaving your body healthy.
  • Anaemia - Jaggery is rich in iron and folate which help prevent anaemia by ensuring that a normal level of red blood cells is maintained. This is especially beneficial for pregnant women.

Good Time To Eat :
          It is good to eat Sweet Coconut Rice for lunch and dinner.

Eat Healthy, Stay Healthy!!!


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