Coconut Spiced Burmese Style Rice

Coconut Spiced Burmese Style Rice

From   Firangi Tadka

Prep: 15 minutes

Cook: 15 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Rice

Type: Burmese

Next time there is leftover rice, do make this dish – it is absolutely fabulous


  • Rice, cooked 2 cups
  • Fresh coconut, scraped ½ cup
  • Oil 2 tbsps
  • Onions, finely chopped 1 cup
  • Curry powder / sambhar powder ½ tsp
  • Turmeric powder ½ tsp
  • Cinnamon powder ½ tsp
  • Clove powder ½ tsp
  • Bay leaf 1
  • Salt to taste


  • Heat oil in a non-stick wok, add onions and saute for 5 minutes.
  • Reduce heat, add curry powder, turmeric powder, cinnamon powder, clove powder, bay leaf, salt and coconut and mix well. Saute for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add rice, mix well and cook till the rice gets heated through.
  • Transfer into a serving bowl and serve hot.