Jasmine Rice with Shredded Coconut and Cilantro

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Coconut and Coriander are a great addition when you want to add some flair to your plain rice. Great sidekick to any Thai curry.

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup (225 g) jasmine rice
  • 2 cups (500 ml) water
  • 3 whole garlic cloves, peeled
  • 5 cardamon seeds
  • salt
  • 1 Tbsp chopped coriander stalks
  • 2 Tbsp fresh cilantro (coriander) roughly chopped
  • 2 Tbsp unsweetened shredded coconut

Preparation:

Bring water to a boil in a saucepan. Add salt, the garlic cloves, cardamon seeds and the coriander stalks. Add the rice and bring it to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cover it partially with a lid and cook for about 12-15 minutes. Just before serving remove cilantro  stalks and cardamon seeds. Add shredded coconut and coriander leaves. Fluff it up with a fork and serve.

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