August 20, 2013

Narali bhath recipe - sweet coconut rice - how to make narali bhath - sweet rice recipes

Wishing you all a Very Happy and Prosperous Raksha Bandhan
Narali bhath recipe - On this auspicious day of  Raksha Bandhan,  I am Wishing you all A Very Happy and Prosperous Raksha Bandhan.  We also call this day as rakhi /narali poornima in marathi, sutha punav in konkani and noolu hunnime in kannada. Suth and noolu means thread which is janve in konkani and janivar in kannada. Narali bhath is a traditional Indian sweet coconut rice made  with flavoured rice, jaggery and coconut. This is a delicious flavorful sweet usually prepared on narali poornima or raksha bandhan day.

narali bhath in a vessel
Narali bhath recipe.

Ingredients
1½ cups basmati rice (preferably basmati rice)
2 cups jaggery powder
2 cups grated fresh coconut (1 coconut)
4 cloves /lavang
10 cardamoms, powdered
Fistful of cashew nuts and raisins, fried
2 tbsp Ghee

Method

Narali bhath recipe
  • In a heavy bottomed vessel, heat 1 tbsp of ghee and add 4 cloves / lavang to it. 
  • Add 1½ cup of washed basmati rice and saute nicely for 2 minutes. Add 3 cups of water to it and  pressure cook till the rice is done.
  • Mix together the jaggery, grated fresh coconut in a wide vessel. Keep this vessel on a low flame and stir continuously till the jaggery melts.
  • When the jaggery melts, immediately add cooked rice and cardamom powder to it. Stir continuously till the rice and jaggery mixture thickens. 
  • When the rice mixture thickens, add remaining 1 tbsp ghee and  mix well. Stir for few seconds and switch off the flame.  
  • While serving, garnish with fried cashew nuts and raisins.  Serve the narali bhath either hot or cold.
narali bhath


14 comments:

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  2. Good post . Looks yummy

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  3. looks yum , very different from ours. thanks for sharing

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  4. looks yum , very different from ours. thanks for sharing

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  5. looks yum , very different from ours. thanks for sharing

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  6. looks yum , very different from ours. thanks for sharing

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  7. Delicious rice, adding jaggery is something unique.

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  8. I Like kheer ...I am feeling foody...

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  9. wow...interesting recipe
    Tasty Appetite

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  10. almost like south indian sweet pongal! adding coconut makes it a bit different! looks delicious!

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  11. New to me. Looks good dear!

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  12. Love to finish that whole dish rite now,irresistible and seriously tempting.

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