Coconut rice

A deliciously fragrant side dish.

  • 20 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Coconut rice is an authentic Asian-style side dish.
Coconut milk and ginger impart a delightful flavour, perfect for serving with curries and stir fries.
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  • 1½ cups (300g) jasmine rice
  • 270 ml canned coconut milk
  • ⅔ cup water
  • 2 teaspoons finely grated fresh ginger


  • 1
    Place 1½ cups (300g) jasmine rice, 270ml canned coconut milk, ⅔ cup water and 2 teaspoons finely grated fresh ginger in a heavy-based saucepan, season with salt; stir well to combine.
  • 2
    Cover pan with a lid; bring to the boil over medium heat. Reduce heat to low; cook for 10 minutes.
  • 3
    Turn off heat; stand, covered, for a further 5 minutes.

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