How to Make Coconut Rice

coconut rice


  • 2 cups any perfume (Jasmine) or local rice
  • 1 cup water/ coconut water
  • 1/4 canned unsweetened coconut milk (optional)
  • 1 tbsp salt


  • Pour water or Coconut water into sauce pan
  • Set it on fire
  • Rinse rice in cold water
  • Drain it
  • Pour in rice into boiling water
  • Add coconut milk (optional) and salt
  • Place the pan over medium heat
  • Stir in rice
  • Cover the pot tightly with the lid
  • Continue cooking for 15 minutes
  • Remove the pan from the fire and let stand 10 minutes, covered
  • Serve it hot. Garnish with toasted coconut flakes
  • This rice is delicious alongside curries, soups, stews


  • You can use White or brown rice to make this recipe
  • You can store cooled l in the refrigerator up to 5-6 days, or in the freezer up to 1 month
  • Reheat in the microwave or on the stovetop with a little oil or water until warm

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