Lemongrass Coconut Rice Recipe
The Lemongrass Coconut Rice, a simple and delicious Asian recipe which can be served on its own can be served with a simple Vegetarian Thai Green Curry Recipe and Mushroom Bok Choy Stir Fry for a quick weeknight dinner.
Lemongrass Coconut Rice Recipe makes for a quick one pot meal. This no onion/garlic recipe is very simple to prepare. The rice is cooked with coconut milk, lemongrass and vegetables. The subtle flavors of lemongrass and coconut are very soothing to the palate, and vegetables can be added as per your preference.
In case its difficult to find tender stalks of lemongrass, make a bundle of leaves and use instead, and discard the same before serving.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Rice Recipes that you can make for your everyday meals:
- 1 cup Rice , washed and soaked in water for 30 minutes
- 1 cup Green beans , finely chopped
- Carrot (Gajjar) , finely chopped
- Broccoli , finely chopped
- Green peas (Matar) , steamed
- 1 cup Coconut milk
- 1-1/2 cups Water
- 1/2 teaspoon Ginger , grated
- 4 Whole Black Peppercorns , crushed
- 1 Stock Lemongrass , cut into 2-3 pieces
- 2 teaspoon Cooking oil
- Salt , to taste
How to make Lemongrass Coconut Rice Recipe
To begin making Lemongrass Coconut Rice Recipe, first heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan, add ginger and vegetables to it and saute for a minute.
Add the rice and stir well for a few seconds.
Add the coconut milk, water, lemongrass stalk, peppercorns and salt to the rice, and leave it to boil.
Once it boils, turn the heat to low, cover the pan and cook the lemon grass coconut rice till the liquid evaporates and the rice is tender.
Turn off the heat and let the lemongrass rice stand for 8-10 minutes.
Lastly, Toss the rice gently and discard the lemon grass stalks.
Giving up a lucrative career tinkering with Analytical equipments, Madhuli Ajay chose to tinker in her Food lab- developing new recipes & satisfying her culinary travel cravings. She has been sharing heirloom recipes on her blog 'My Foodcourt' for the past 9 yrs. Madhuli bakes to feed her soul. Testing recipes & photographing food for a cookbook, has fuelled her food photography passion. Based in the gorgeous 'Wine Capital' of India Nashik, Madhuli also loves spending time in her little kitchen garden.