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Kobbari Annam/Coconut Rice is the 3rd day Neivedyam for Navratri. This rice super simple to make and works well for lunch boxes and for travel.
Kobbari Annam is very light on your tummy so, no worries in enjoying this flavorful rice.

Preparation Time : 10 minutes
Cook Time : 10 minutes
Serves : 4-5


Rice : 1 1/2 cups
Water : 2 1/2 cups
Freshly grated coconut: 1 cup
Green chilies: 4 split
Curry leaves : 2 sprigs
Salt to taste

For Tempering:

Ghee : 2 tablespoons
Chana Dal/Senagapappu : 1 tablespoon
Urad Dal/Minappappu : 1 tablespoon
Dry red chilies: 2 broken in half
Mustard seeds/ Aavalu : 1 teaspoon
Cumin seeds/ Jeera : 1 teaspoon

Method :

Wash and cook rice with 2 1/2 cups of water. Let it cool a little.
Heat ghee in a pan and add all the ingredients listed under Tempering. Fry them until the seeds splattered and Dal’s turn golden.
Add coconut, green chilies and curry leaves and fry for 2 minutes or until the coconut turns golden brown.
Add rice and salt, mix well and turn off the stove.
Serve warm.