Vegetarian Coconut Rice

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This rice dish is comfort food at its best. Coconut oil is now recognised as an important dietary aid in the prevention of Alzheimer disease. The coconut rice is a brilliant way to consume and avail oneself of coconut’s health giving properties. Fresh coconut or desiccated coconut can be used for this dish.

 

Ingredients

1 kg bag of long grain rice

1 large onion (chopped)

1 jar of Alafia Tomato                                           

Cooking sauce (Available online from Amazon @ https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00V8EL6SC and https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00PIPC8SO)

200g of frozen peas.

2 Vegetable Oxo cubes

2 desert spoonful of salt.

200g dessicated coconut

190mls of vegetable oil.

1 litre of warm water.

 

Method of Cooking

 

Pour oil into the cooking oil

Pour rice into the cooking pot

Pour onions into the cooking pot

Add the dessicated coconut.

Crumble oxo cubes into the content of the cooking pot

Add salt

Begin to gently fry the contents of the pot on low to medium heat for about 5-10 minutes until rice begin to brown

Turn heat down to very low heat and then add warm water to rice without stirring

Spoon in the jar of Alafia Tomato cooking sauce ( do no stir the content of the pot at this point)

 

Turn heat down on to very low heat and then add warm water to rice without stirring

Spoon in the jar of Alafia Tomato cooking sauce ( do not stir at this stage, stirring at this stage will excite the starch and cause the rice to begin to burn without cooking through

Cover tightly with a lid and allow to simmer or steam through for 10-15 min

 

Examine after 10 minutes to see if rice is cooked and softened.  If rice is not  soft, and you find the pot is drying out, add a little more water and carry on cooking for another 5-10 minutes

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