Swahili Food Recipe - Coconut Rice, Peas and Carrots Combo

Swahili Food Recipe: Coconut Rice, Peas and Carrots Combo

Tanzanians use coconut milk in a variety of dishes, which renders this Coconut rice creamy and thick. For a full supper, pair it with barbecued meat or fried veggies.

Tanzanian Coconut grains with Peas and Carrots.

Overview – Recipe for Coconut Milk Rice

YIELDS– six Servings

TIME TO PREPARE 10 MINUTES

TIME TO COOK: 35 MINUTES

TIME TO COMPLETE 45 MINUTES

Adult assistance is required.

Coconut Rice Recipe Ingredients

  •  Two cups of basmati rice
  •  1 ½ cups of water
  •  1 cup unsweetened canned coconut milk for rice
  •  ½ a cup of peas
  •  ½ a cup of carrots, diced
  •  one teaspoon of turmeric powder
  •  salt to get the taste

How to Make Coconut Rice Step by Step

  1.  Drain the rice after rinsing it in cold water.
  2.  Combine the rice and the remaining ingredients in a moderate pot over high temperatures.
  3.  Bring the mixture to a boil.
  4.  Bring down the fire to a very low setting and cover the saucepan with a lid. Steam for approximately fifteen mins more, or until the grain is cooked and the liquid has been absorbed.
  5.  Bring down the saucepan from the fire and set it aside, covered, for another 5 minutes. Then start cooking rice in coconut milk by dishing out the coconut milk rice with a fork to fluff it up.

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