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Coconut Rice
   Cooking time: 35 min.       Serving:  5 

           Rice           1 Cup. (washed and Cooked) 
           Coconut        1/2 Cup. (fresh grated) 
           Chillies Green 2 (sliced) 
           Curry leaves   2 sprigs 
           Red chilli     1 
           Black gram     1 tsp.     
           Bengal gram    1 tsp. 
           Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp. 
           Asafetida       pinch
           Oil            1 tbsp. 
           Salt to taste 
           Peanuts        2 tbsp. (Fried)

Heat oil in a wok and add mustard seeds, lentils, curry leaves, green chilies and asafetida. Then add grated coconut and saute till the mixture turns pastel brown. Remove from stove and add cooked rice to it and mix well along with salt. Serve hot with chips.

---Meenakshi Sarma.