Garlic rice is an easy recipe. It is good for lunch box menu. It is same as coconut rice but little variation in it. You can adjust ingredients according to your taste.
- Cooked rice – 2 cup
- Garlic – 8 -10 flakes
- Red chilli – 7
- Coconut – 4 tblsp
- Salt – to taste
- To tempering
- Oil – 2 tblsp
- Mustard – ½ tsp
- Urad dal – ¼ tsp
- Asafoetida – ¼ tsp
Cook rice and keep aside. Heat ¼ tsp oil and saute garlic for 3 minutes. After 3 minutes add red chilli and saute for a few seconds. Fry coconut in the same pan (don’t add oil) with the remaining oil.
Remove and keep aside for cooling.Grind garlic, red chilli, coconut and salt in a mixie coarsely.
Heat oil in the frying pan and add mustard, urad dal and asafoetida.
When they crackle add to the rice. Then add the ground garlic mixture and mix it well.
Serve with Elai vadam or killu vadam or chips.
Add garlic and red chilli according to your taste.
If you want you can add cashew and Bengal gram while tempering.