Coconut Sesame Rice

Three words…YUM YUM YUM! I love this rice with the vegetable curry recipe.

Coconut Sesame Rice


2 cups basmati rice
2 Tbsp. ghee
1/4 cup ghee
4 cups water
2 tsp. salt
1/2 cup sesame seeds
1/2 cup dried coconut flakes handful of fresh cilantro leaves


  1. Rinse and drain the rice.
  2. Heat 2 Tbls. of ghee in a saucepan and add rice. Stir until rice is coated with ghee.
  3. Add water and salt. Bring to a boil and simmer for 15 minutes. Remove from heat and leave covered to continue steaming.
  4. Meanwhile, heat 1/4 cup ghee in a separate saucepan.
  5. Add sesame seeds and coconut flakes and stir until lightly darkened. Poor on cooked rice and toss until mixed well.
  6. Garnish with fresh cilantro leaves.

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